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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0614

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0614
Publication Number O.Wilck. 235
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]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) “Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour.”


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 158 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation broken in two joining pieces

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) broken in two pieces, joined
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Antiochos Harmodianos, tax collector of Syene, and Bekis, made out to Dioskoros, the slave of Didymion, for contribution of year 20, paid in year 21 of Antoninus Pius.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1: Antiochos Harmodianos, l. 2 Soe(nes), l. 4: di(egrapsen), l. 6? Pharmouthi?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀντίοχος Ἁρμοδιανὸς 1ed. Ἀντίχαρμος Διονυ(σίου(?)) πράκτωρ
2ἀργυρικῶν Σοήνης 2ed. Ἐλε(φαντίνης) καὶ Βῆκις Διοσ-
3κώρῳ 3 l. Διοσ|κόρῳ δούλ Διδυμίωνος
4διέγραψας? 4ed. ἔσχ(ομεν) ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν κ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δύο
5(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) β. (ἔτους) κα Ἀντωνείνου
6Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Φαμενὼθ ϛ.

1 ed. Ἀντίχαρμος Διονυ(σίου(?))
2 ed. Ἐλε(φαντίνης)
3 l. Διοσ|κόρῳ
4 ed. ἔσχ(ομεν)
1Antiochos Harmodianos, collector
2of money taxes at Syene, and Bekis, to Dios-
3koros, the slave of Didymion, (greetings?).
4You? have paid for contributions of year 20 two drachmas,
5= 2 dr. Year 21 of Antoninus
6Caesar the lord, Phamenoth 6.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    27100 man Antiochos Harmodianos, praktor Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 21 Phamenoth 06 158 March 2 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308977
    last Change 15.08.2022
    Trismegistos 76802
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;235
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308977 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0614), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.