Ostrakon with tax receipt - ROM2006_7111_2

ROM2006_7111_2

Ostrakon with tax receipt

Medium:Earthenware vessel fragment with text in Greek
Geography: Thebes, Egypt
Date: 11 December AD 113
Period: Reign of Trajan, Roman Imperial Period
Dimensions:
7.7 x 6.9 cm
Object number: 906.8.331
Not on view
DescriptionThis ostrakon, or document written on a ceramic sherd, carries a text written in Greek, and is a receipt for taxes. It reads: "Imouthes, [collector of money taxes of the metropolis] to P..son of Psen..grandson of Pasemis..for poll tax of the 17th year, drachmae seventeen, that is dr.17. Year 17 of Trajan the lord, Choiak 15. I, A( ), have signed."
Collection:
Roman WorldEgypt
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