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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4319

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4319
Publication Number ined.
Current Location magazine Assuan
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status unpublished

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Excavation team Elephantine, German Archaeological Institute Cairo and Swiss Institute for Architectural and Archaeological Research on Ancient Egypt
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 147 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Surface abraded and damaged.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) surface covered by sand
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the 4 tax collectors Hermogenes, Germanos, Serapammon? and Papremithes for contributions of year 10 of Antoninus, paid by Papremithes, son of Zmenpos and Thinpsansnos, with signature of Hermogenes.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἑρμογένης καὶ Γερμ̣α̣ν̣ὸ̣ς̣ καὶ Σεραπάμμων? καὶ Πα-
2πρεμείθης οἱ δ̅ πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐ̣λ̣ε̣φ̣αντίνης. διέγραψεν Ἁρ-
3πάησις Ζμ̣εντπῶτος μητρὸς Θιν̣ψ̣α̣ν̣σ̣νῶτος
4ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν ι (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίν̣ου Καίσ̣α̣ρ̣ο̣ς̣ τοῦ
5κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς τέ̣σ̣σαρας, (γίνονται) (δραχμὰς) δ. Φα-
6μενὼθ ε̅. Ἑ̣ρ̣μ̣ο̣γ̣έ̣ν̣η̣ς̣ σεση̣-
7μίομι 1l. σεσημείωμαι (δραχμὰς) δ̅.

1 l. σεσημείωμαι
1Hermogenes and Germanos and Sarapammon and
2Papremithes, the 4 collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
3Harpaesis, son of Zmentpos and the mother Thinpsansnos,
4for the contribution of year 10 of Antoninus Caesar the
5lord, brutto, four drachmas, = 4 dr.,
6Phamenoth 5. (h. 2) Hermogenes, I have
7sigend for 4 dr.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12660 man Germanos praktor Γερμανος Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 10 Phamenoth 05 147 March 1 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 316060
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer, Julia Puglisi (metadata)
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 316060 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4319), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer, Julia Puglisi (metadata).