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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0103

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0103
Publication Number P.Bagnall 21
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
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


Object Type ostracon
Dating between -221 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, ptolemaic cursive, hand of Doros
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 4
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for compulsory labor tax (Syeniton logeia)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Doros for compulsory labor tax (Syeniton logeia), paid by Patis, son of Imouthes.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1(ἔτους) β Παμενὼθ κ̅δ̅. τέτακ-
2τ̣αι Πᾶτις Ἰμούθου
3Συηνιτῶν λογείαν διὰ
4Δώρου (δραχμὰς) β.
1Year 2, Phamenoth 24. Thus has
2paid Patis, son of Imouthes,
3for the contribution of the Syenians, through
4Doros, 2 dr.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4290 man Doros (logeutes) Δῶρος (partly gen. Δώρου) Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios IV Philopator 02 Phamenoth 24 -221 May 8 BCE date in text;



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DatasetID 309166
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 219299
Papyri.info ddbdp/p.bagnall;;21
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 309166 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0103), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.