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Ostr. Berlin P. 12028

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12028
Publication Number SB VI 9545, 5
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Finder (= First Purchaser) Rubensohn, Otto (excavation director)
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution partage
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1906 and 1906


Object Type ostracon
Color pottery, light brown
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 68 mm | 77 mm | 6 mm
Dating between 66 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, early roman cursive, hand perhaps the same as SB 9545, 2 and -3
Comments on Text Layout 8 lines, other side uninscribed
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax ( laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for poll tax of year 12 of Nero, paid by Harpaesis, son of Platon.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διαγεγράφηκεν Ἁρπαῆσεις
2Πλάτωνος ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας δω-
3δεκάτου (ἔτους) Νέρωνος τοῦ
4κυρίου Φαμενὼθ ια ἐπὶ
5λόγωι ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς ὀκ-
6τώι 1 l. ὀκ|τώ (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η. ὁμοίως ἄλ-
7λας δραχμὰς ὀκτώ
8(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ.

1 l. ὀκ|τώ
1Thus has paid Harpaesis,
2son of Platon, for poll tax of the
3twelfth year of Nero the
4lord, Phamenoth 11, on
5account, silver drachmas
6eight, = 8 dr. ditto, further
7drachmas eight,
8= 16 dr.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4735 man Harpaesis, son of Platon Ἁρπαησις Πλάτωνος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Nero 12 Phamenoth 11 66 March 7 CE date in text;




DatasetID 3411
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03411
Trismegistos 19067
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;6;9545_5
Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 3411 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12028), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.