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Ostr. Berlin P. 12139

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Metadata

Collection

Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12139
Publication Number ined. (to be published in BGU)
Current Location magazine
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Publication Status unpublished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) Rubensohn, Otto (excavation director)
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]

Object

Object Type ostracon
Dating between 69 and 78
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

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
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Melanthis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1

 

Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Melanthis for laographia of an unknown year of Vespasian, installment, with siganture of Melanthis
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text no transcript to by published in BGU
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown

 

People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13140 man Melanthis (son of Hermodotos) praktor Μελανθις Greek, Ancient

 

Dates

RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Vespasian 69 CE 78 CE date according to the collector's time of office, perhaps year 3-5 of Vespasian;

 

Literature

 

DatasetID 317220
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 09963
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer; BerlPap
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
(CC BY-NC-SA)
Data set citation Data set 317220 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12139 ), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer; BerlPap.