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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1835

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1835
Publication Number P.Bagnall 19
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) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
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 excavation finds
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 0 and 0


Object Type ostracon
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Complete.
Mounting (non [ostracon])

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) Complete
State of Preservation (Text) Complete.
Script, Primary Greek
Script, additional A Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Language, additional A Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Handwriting documentary, ptolemaic cursive, hand of Doros? demotic subsript
Comments on Text Layout Narrow line pitch. The text covers nearly the entire surface of the potsherd, with small lateral margins and a broader one in the height of approcximately one line on top. The last line text is written very close to the lower rim.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 0
Column Height (in mm) 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 0


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for salt tax
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Pates, son of Imouthes, and Tilous, his mother, are confirmed by tax farmer Doros of having paid the rate for the salt tax for the 25th regnal year, in an amount of 4 resp. 1,75 obols. Demotic countersignature by Pasbet, with date.
Relationship of Texts (bilingual) Demotic subscription by Schesbet, with date.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Bilingual Script = Language
Ethnicity / Multiculturalism Egyptian
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender - Identifier of woman: mother of a man - Activity of woman: tax payer
Comment on Religion Egyptian names in Greek script



Transcription Translation Pictures
1(ἔτους) κ̣ε̣ Τῦβι κη̅
2τέτακται Πᾶτις
3ἁλικῆς (τετρώβολον) Τιλοῦς
4μήτηρ (ὀβολόν) (ἡμιωβέλιον) (τέταρτον).
5sẖ Pasbṱ ḥsb.t 25 ı͗bd 1 pr.t sw 28
125th regnal year, 28th of Tybi.
2Thus has paid Pates
3for the salt tax: 4 obols; Tilous,
4his mother: 1 1/2 1/4 obols.
5Countersigned by Pasbet. 25th regnal year, 28th of Tybi.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
1555 man Pasbet Pasbṱ (not identified)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios III Euergetes 25 Tybi 28 -222 March 10 BCE Dating by content. Dating by prosopography. Internal dating, without name of the ruler;



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DatasetID 307643
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 219297
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.bagnall;;19
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic; metadata)
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307643 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1835), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic; metadata).