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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0654

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0654
Publication Number O.Wilck. 165
Current Location Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [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 136 and 137
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at lower left corner

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at lower left coerner
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Sarapion I
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Antas, son of Phatres and his associate supervisors through the assistant Sarapion for poll tax of year 20 of Hadrian, in an instalment of one fifth of the amount, and for poll tax of year 21, paid by Zmentpos, son of Petorzmethis and Talelauis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1: Antas, l. 4 Zmentpos, l. 5: Talelaouis
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀντᾶς 1ed. Μέλας Φατρήους καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτ
2ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης
3διὰ Σαραπίωνος βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν
4Ζμεντπὼς Πετορζμήθιος μητρὸς
5Ταλελαοῦις2ed. Ταλε ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ις ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας τοῦ κ (ἔτους)
6Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
7ἐπὶ λόγου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς τρεῖς τριώβολον,
8ὁ α(ὐτὸς) λαογραφίας κα (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δέκα
9ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον) δεσ(μοφυλάκων) (ἡμιωβέλιον) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός),
10 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ β̅.

1 ed. Μέλας
2 ed. Ταλε ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ις
1Antas, son of Phatres, and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene,
3Through Sarapion, assistant. Thus has paid
4Zmentpos, son of Petorzmethis and the mother
5Talelauis, for poll tax of year 20
6 of Hadrian Caesar the lord,
7on account, three drachmas three obols brutto,
8the same, for poll tax of year 21, drachmas seventeen
91/2 ob., for prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob.,
10(month) 2.
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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
    16865 man Antas, son of Phatres, epiteretes Ἀντᾶς Φατρήους Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 21 02 136 CE 137 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310152
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76735
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;165
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310152 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0654), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.