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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4329

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4329
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Publication Status unpublished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 117 and 118
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats (merismos potamophylakidon)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content REceipt of praktor Sanmous for contribution for river police boats of year 2 of Hadrian, paid by Petorzmethis, son of --- and Thinamon; written by the scribe Sarapion.
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
1Σανμοῦς πράκτωρ. διέγραψεν
2Πετόρζμηθις -ca. 6?-
3ca. 3? μητρὸς Θι̣νάμων̣ο̣ς ὑπ(ὲρ)
4μερ̣ισμοῦ ποτ̣αμοφυλακίδος β (ἔτους)
5Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου ἀργυρίου (δραχμὴν) α (τετρώβολον).
6Σαραπίων γραμματεὺς ἔ̣γ̣ραψα. ̣ ̣ -?-
1Sanmous, tax collector. Thus has paid
2Petorzmethis, son of ---
3--- and the mother Thinamon, for
4the contribution for river police boats of year 2
5of Hadrian the lord, 1 silver dr. 4 ob.
6Sarapion, scribe, I have written.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
38840 man Petorzmethis, son of --- and Thinamon Πετόρζμηθις -ca. 6+3? μητρὸς Θι̣νάμων̣ο̣ς pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 02 117 CE 118 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 316067
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 316067 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4329), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer, Julia Puglisi (metadata).