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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4543

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4543
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Publication Status unpublished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 127 and 128
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Longinus Crispus, epiteretes, and his associates, through the scribe Paniskos, for trade tax (cheironaxion) of year 12 of Hadrian, paid by Zmenpos, son of Harpaesis and Sentithoes; signed by Longinus (Crispus) epiteretes
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ιβ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ
2κυρίου. Λονγεῖνος Κρίσπος
3καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ ἐπιτ ηρηταὶ διὰ Πανίσκου.
4Σμενπῶς Ἁρπαήσιος
5μητρὸς Σεντιθοήους χειρωναξίου
6(δραχμὰς) κ (διώβολον).
1In year 12 of Hadrian Caesar the
2lord. Longinus Crispus
3and the other supervisors, through Paniskos.
4Smenpos, son of Harpaesis
5and the mother Sentithoes, for trade tax
6drachmas 20 ob. 2.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13020 man Longinus Crispus epiteretes Longeinos Krispos Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 12 127 CE 128 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 316144
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 316144 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4543), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer, Julia Puglisi (metadata).