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Ostr. New York, Columbia University 3629

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Inventory Number Ostr. New York, Columbia University 3629
Publication Number P.Worp 60
Current Location New York, Columbia University Library
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery purchase
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Naphtali Lewis
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 163 and 164
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left, right and bottom

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 left and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown, perhaps scribe of OGL 527?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6+y
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Ulpius Cerealis, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through an unknown scribe, who might also have written OGL 527. The tax might be geometria phoinikonon, since the payment is made "on account of", which usually occurs in geometria receipts. The 3rd tax year mentioned in l. 5, then, should be the year of the harvest, the date of the receipt will be from year 4 of Marc Aurel and Verus.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1: [Oulpios Ke]realis misth(othes) (Kruse, APF 56, 186), l. 2: or: Korn[ --- and l. 3: o]no(matos), l. 5 supply gene(matos) in lacuna before 3rd year.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὔλπιος Κερεᾶλις μισθωτὴς 1Kruse, APF 56, 186. ed. ις Ἀτιεμιέω(ς) -?-
2 -?- διέγραψεν βορ ̣ 2or: Κ̣ορν̣[ -?-
3 -?- ν̣όματος 3ed. ] ̣ο( )Ψενετειους -?-
4 -?- ν̣νηθ? ε ̣ -?-
5γενή(ματος) γ (ἔτους) (δραχμ ) ̣ -?-
6 -?- ̣ -?-
7-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

1 Kruse, APF 56, 186. ed. ις Ἀτιεμιέω(ς)
2 or: Κ̣ορν̣[
3 ed. ] ̣ο( )
1Ulpius Cerealis, tax farmer [of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through? x?]
2---. Thus has paid Bor--- (or Korn---?) ---
3--- on account of Pseneteies ---
4--- ? [for the survey tax of date groves
5of the harvest] of year 3 drachmas ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
33670 man Bor--- or Korn--- βορ ̣ [ or Κ̣ορν̣[ (not identified)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 04 163 CE 164 CE date based on tax year 3;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 317074
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 115586
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.worp;;60
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317074 (= Ostr. New York, Columbia University 3629), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.