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Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1229

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Collection Elephantine, excavation Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Kairo
Inventory Number Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1229
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Publication Status unpublished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 157 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left and 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 left and right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the tax farmer Stlaccius through Serenus the younger, for trade tax of year 19 of Antoninus, paid in year 20 of Antoninus.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκκιος μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερᾶς πύλης
2Σοήνης διὰ Σερήνου νεωτέρου. διέγρα̣-
3ψεν Πανα̣π̣ωτις Καλασίρεως̣
4μητ(ρὸς) Θινουαλερίας̣ ὑπὲρ χειρωναξίου ιθ (ἔτους)
5δ̣ρ̣αχμὰς τέσσαρες ὀβολοὺς δύο
6(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ (διώβολον). (ἔτους) κ Ἀντωνίνου
7Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
8Τυβι ι̅δ̅.
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of
2Syene, through Serenus the younger. Has paid
3Panapotis, son of Kalasiris
4and the mother Thinvaleria, for trade tax of year 19
5drachmas four obols two,
6= 4 dr. 2 ob. In year 20 of Antoninus
7Caesar the lord,
8Tybi 14.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
42570 man Panapotis, son of Kalasiris and Thinvaleris pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 20 Tybi 14 157 January 9 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 318260
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 318260 (= Ostr. Elephantine, excavation DAIK O 1229), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer .