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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0572

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0572
Publication Number O.Wilck. 213
Current Location Paris, Musée National du Louvre
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
Finder (= First Purchaser) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 147 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, hand of receipt same as in O,Wilck. 214; signature of praktor Hermogenes 2
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the 4 tax collectors Hermogenes, Germanos, Serapion and Papremithes for contributions of year 10 of Antoninus, paid by Menophilos senior, son of Orbais and the mother Tisatis, with signature of Hermogenes.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 2 praktor: Serap(ammon); small changes; +change of hand in l. 6 for signature!
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἑρμογένης καὶ Γερμανὸς καὶ
2Σεραπάμμων 1ed. Ἵεραξ καὶ Παπ̣ρεμείθης οἱ δ̅ πράκτορες ἀργυρικῆς Ἐλεφαντίνης.
3διέγραψεν Μηνόφειλος μείζων Ὀρβαεῖδ̣ος
4μητρὸς Τισᾶτις ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν ι (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου
5Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς τέσσαρες
6(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ Φαμενὼθ ϛ̅. Ἑρμογένης σε-
7σημίομι 2l. σε|σημείωμαι(δραχμὰς) δ̅.

1 ed. Ἵεραξ
2 l. σε|σημείωμαι
1Hermogenes and Germanus and
2Sarapammon and Papremithes, the 4 collectors of money taxes at Elephantine.
3Thus has paid Menophilos senior, son of Orbais
4and the mother Tisatis, for the contributions of year 10 of Antoninus
5Caesar the lord, brutto, four drachmas,
6= 4 dr., Phamenoth 6. (hand 2) Hermogenes, I have
7signed (for) 4 dr.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12660 man Germanos praktor Γερμανος Latin



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 10 Phamenoth 06 147 March 2 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308975
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76781
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;213
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308975 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0572), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.