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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4580

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4580
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Publication Status unpublished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 148 and
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 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Domitios Fannianus and Germanus collectors of money taxes for the price of public dates of year 11 of Antoninus Pius, paid by Tipsansnos on account of Petesouchos son of Harpaesis, in year 12 of Antoninus Pius.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman as tax payer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Δομίτιος Φαννιανὸς καὶ
2Γερμανὸς πράκ(τορες) ἀ̣ργ(υρικῶν) Ἐλ̣εφαντ(ίνης). διέγραψεν
3Τιψανσνως ὑπὲρ ὀνόματος Πετε-
4σούχου Ἁρπαήσεως ὑπὲρ τιμῆς δημοσ-
5ίου φοίνικ(ος) γεν̣ή̣μ̣α̣τος ια (ἔτους) ῥυπ(αρὰς)
6δραχ(μὰς) τρῖς τριώ̣βολ(ον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) γ (τριώβολον). (ἔτους) ιβ
7Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
8Θωθ ̣ -?-
1Domitius Fannianus and
2Germanus, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
3Tipsansnos on account of Pete-
4souchos, son of Harpaesis, for the price of public
5dates of the harvest of year 11, brutto,
6three drachmas, three obols, = 3 dr. 3 ob. Year 12
7of Antoninus Caesar the lord,
8Thoth ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12655 man Domitius Fannianus praktor Δομιτιος Φαννιανος Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 12 Thoth 148 CE ;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 316172
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 316172 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 4580), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer, Julia Puglisi (metadata).