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Ostr. Berlin P. 12698

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Collection Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, SPK (P)
Inventory Number Ostr. Berlin P. 12698
Publication Number SB VI 9545, 22
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]
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1906 and 1908


Object Type ostracon
Color pottery, red
Size (Height | Width | Thickness) 69 mm | 75 mm | 8 mm
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 Text Layout 9 lines, other side uninscribed
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Protoktetos Claudius Euhemeros for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος), paid by Pachompetenephotes, son of Pachompaonnophris.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Πρωτόκτητος(?) Κλαύδιος Εὐήμερος 1ed. Κλαυδ(ίου(?)) Εὐη(μέρου). διέγραψ(εν)
2Παχομπατενεφώτης Παχομ-2Reiter; ed. πατ(ρὸς)
3παοννώφρεως ὑπὲρ γεομετρίας 3 l. γεωμ(ετρίας)
4φοινικώνων τοῦ ὀγδόου ἔτους
5Τραιανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
6ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα ὀβολόν,
7(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ι (ὀβολός).
8θ (ἔτους) Τραιανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
9Ἁθὺρ ϛ.

1 ed. Κλαυδ(ίου(?)) Εὐη(μέρου)
2 Reiter; ed. πατ(ρὸς)
3 l. γεωμ(ετρίας)
1Protoktetos? Claudius Euhemeros. Thus has paid
2Pachompetenephotes, son of Pachom-
3paonnophris, for the survey tax
4for palm groves of the eighth year
5of Trajan Caesar the lord,
6ten silver drachmas one obolos,
7= 10 dr. 1 ob.
8Year 9 of Traian the lord,
9Hathyr 6.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4772 man Pachompetenephotes, son of Pachompaonnophris Παχομπατενεφώτης Παχομπαοννώφρεως pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Trajan 09 Hathyr 06 105 November 2 CE date in text;




DatasetID 3603
last Change 29.07.2022
Berlpap 03603
Trismegistos 19084
Papyri.info ddbdp/sb;6;9545_22
Author BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning; Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 3603 (= Ostr. Berlin P. 12698), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: BerlPap-Team; Daniel Werning; Ruth Duttenhöfer.