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Ostr. Berlin P. 12046

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12046
Publication Number SB VI 9545, 19
Current Location magazine | papyrus depository
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, medium brown
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 55 mm | 117 mm | 9 mm
Dating between 136 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, roman cursive, hand of Palachemis
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 poll tax ( laographia)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Julius Sabinus and his associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene through the assistant Palachemis, for laographia of year 19 of Hadrian, paid by Patepoueris, son of Papremithes and Thinpapremithes, in year 20 of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλιος Σαβεῖν̣ο̣ς καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς
2πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Παλ̣αχήμιος βοηθοῦ . διέγραψεν Πατεπουῆρις
3Παπρεμείθου μητρὸς Θινπαπρεμεῖθις ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ιθ (ἔτους)
4Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς ὀκτό 1 l. ὀκτώ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η.
5(ἔτους) κ Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Φαρμοῦθι κγ.

1 l. ὀκτώ
1Iulius Sabinus and his associate supervisors of the Sacred
2Gate of Syene, through Palachemis, assistant. Thus has paid Patepoueris,
3son of Papremithes and the mother Thinpapremithes, for poll tax of year 19
4of Hadrian Caesar the lord, eight drachmas brutto, = 8 dr.
5Year 20 of Hadrian Caesar the lord, Pharmouthi 23.
Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    13000 man Iulius Sabinus epiteretes Ioulios Sabeinos Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 20 Pharmuthi 23 136 April 18 CE date in text;




    DatasetID 3421
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Berlpap 03421
    Trismegistos 19081
    Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;6;9545_19
    Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 3421 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12046), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning, Ruth Duttenhöfer.