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Ostr. London, British Library 12101

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Inventory Number Ostr. London, British Library 12101
Publication Number ined
Current Location London, British Library
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status unpublished

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine / Syene () [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Chester, Greville John
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 130 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface damaged and abraded

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) surface damaged and abraded
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Phanophis boethos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution for the men who have fled (merismos epikephalaiou anakechorekoton)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Antiochos Kassianos and his associate supervisors of the Sacred gate of Soene through the assistant Phanophis for merismos epikephalaiou anakechorekoton, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Petorzmethis and Tisatis; with signature of Antiochos Cassianus
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
1Ἀντίοχος Κα̣σ̣σ̣ιανὸ̣ς καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ ἐπιτηρ(ηταὶ)ερᾶς
2πύλης Σοήνης δι Φανῶφις̣ βοηθ(οῦ). διέγρ(αψεν) Π̣ε̣τ̣ορζμῆθις Πετ̣ο̣ρ̣μήθεως
3μ̣η̣τρὸς Τισᾶτις ὑ̣π̣ὲρ μ̣ε̣ρ̣ισμοῦ ἐπικεφαλίου ἀνακεχωρηκότων τοῦ
4ιγ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὴν μίαν ἡμιω(βέλιον) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) α (ἡμιωβέλιον). (ἔτους) ιδ
5Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου Παχων κ̅θ̅. Ἀντίοχος
6Κασ̣ι̣ανὸ̣ς̣ ἐσημιωσάμην δραχμὴν μίαν
1Antiochos Cassianus and his associate supervisors of the Sacred
2Gate of Syene, through Phanophis, assistant. Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Petorzmethis
3and the mother Tisatis, for the contributions of those who have fled of the
413th year of Hadrian the lord, one drachma and a half obol, = 1 dr. 1/2 ob. Year 14
5of Hadrian the lord, Pachon 29. (hand 2) Antiochos
6Cassianus, I have signed for one drachma
7and a half obol.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12450 man Antiochos Kassianos epiteretes Antiochos Kasianos epiteretes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 14 Pachons 29 130 May 24 CE date in text;



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    previousely unpublished


    DatasetID 316287
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 316287 (= Ostr. London, British Library 12101), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .