Ostrakon with tax receipt - ROM2006_7111_1

ROM2006_7111_1

Ostrakon with tax receipt

Medium:Earthenware vessel fragment with text in Greek
Geography: Thebes, Egypt
Date: 2 December AD 113
Period: Reign of Trajan, Roman Imperial Period
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.7 cm
Object number: 906.8.317
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 Harphmois son of Psenamounis: I have received for watchtower tax and other taxes for Agorai North for the 1-th year, copper (dr.) three, obols 3, that is, dr.3, ob.3. Year 17 of Trajan the lord, Choiak 6. I, A( ), have signed."
Collection:
Roman WorldEgypt
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