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Ostr. Berlin P. 12035

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12035
Publication Number SB VI 9604, 9
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
Publication Status published

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
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) 86 mm | 98 mm | 8 mm
Dating between 105 and 106
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, roman cursive, hand of Hermogenes
Comments on Text Layout 5 lines, other side uninscribed
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives private archive | inidividual tax payer
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of practor Hermogenes for laographia of year 9 of Trajan, paid by Harpaesis, son of Phanophis, grandson of Thrakidas (archive).
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διέγραψεν Ἁρπαῆσις
2Φενώφιος Θρακίδας ὑπὲρ χιρονα-
3ξίου 1 l. χειρωνα|ξίου ἐνάτου (ἔτους) Τραειανοῦ 2 l. Τραιανοῦ
4Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου ἐπὶ λόγου
5(δραχμὰς) ὀκτώ (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η.

1 l. χειρωνα|ξίου
2 l. Τραιανοῦ
1Thus has paid Harpaesis,
2son of Phanophis, grandson of Thrakidas, for trade
3tax of the nineth year of Trajan
4Caesar the lord, on account,
5eight dr., = 8 dr.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12605 man Harpaesis, son of Phanopis, (grandson of Thrakid) Ἁρπαῆσις Φανώφεος (Θρακίδ(ου)? Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Trajan 09 105 August 29 CE 106 August 28 CE date in text;




DatasetID 3414
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03414
Trismegistos 19116
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;6;9604_9
Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning; Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 3414 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12035), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning; Ruth Duttenhöfer.