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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4326

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4326
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Publication Status unpublished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 165 and
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right and left

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at right and lower left side
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 Longinus Serenus and Petronius Bassianus, collector for money taxes at Elephantine, for the contribution of year 6, paid by Pachnoumis, son of Pachnoubis, and Thinpsansnos. with signature of Petronius Bassianus
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
1Λονγῖνος Σερῆνος καὶ Πετρώνιος Βασιανὸς
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν Πάχνουμις
3Παχνούβεως μητρὸς Θιψανσνῶτος ὑπ̣ὲρ μερισμ(οῦ)
4ε (ἔτους) ἄλλας δραχμὰς ὀκτώ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η. (ἔτους) ϛ
5Ἀντωνείνου καὶ Οὐήρου Καισ̣άρων
6τῶν κυρ̣ίων Φαῶφι β̅. Πετρ̣ώι-
7νος Βασσιανός.
1Longinus Serenus and Petronius Bassianus,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid Pachnoumis,
3son of Pachnoubis and the mother Thipsansnos, for the contribution
4of year 5, further eight drachmas, = 8 dr. Year 6
5of Antoninus and Verus Caesares
6the lords, Phaophi 2. (h. 2) Petro-
7nius Bassianus.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4462 man Longinus Serenus Σερῆνος Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 06 Phaophi 02 165 September 29 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 316064
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 316064 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4326), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer, Julia Puglisi (metadata).