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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0573

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0573
Publication Number O.Wilck. 90
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 114 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 or receipt not known, signature of praktor Dionysios
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for the Dacian canal of Trajan and for the salary of river police boats (dakikou potamou and opsonion potamophylakidon)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Ammonios and Dionysios, pratores argyrikon of Syene, for the Dacian canal (of Trajan) and for the wages on soldiers of river police boats, paid by NN, son of NN and Tisatis, with signature of Dionysios
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 4 Duttenhöfer, Anhang III. Der Steuertitel Dakikou potamou ...
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀμμώνιος καὶ Διονύσιος πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν
2Σοήνης. διέγραψεν Σαραπίων
3Ἀπολλωνίου μικροῦ μητρὸς Θινψεν-
4χνούβιος Δακ̣ι̣κο̣ῦ ποτ̣α̣μ̣ο̣ῦ 1ed. ̣ //////, cf. Duttenhöferκαὶ μ̣ι̣σ̣θ̣ο̣ῦ
5ποταμοφυλακίδος ιζ (ἔτους) Τραιανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου ἀργυρίου (δραχμὰς) ς̣ (πεντώβολον).
6(ἔτους) ιζ Τραιανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Μεσωρὴ λ̅.
7 Διονύσιος.

1 ed. ̣ //////, cf. Duttenhöfer
1Ammonios and Dionysios,collectors of money taxes
2from Syene. Thus has paid Sarapion,
3son of Apollonios the younger and the mother Thinpsenchnubis,
4for the Dacian canal and for the wages
5for (the soldiers on) river police boats of year 17 of Trajan the lord, silver 6 dr. 5 ob.
6Year 17 of Trajan Caesar the lord, Mesore 30.
7(2. hand) Dionysios.
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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
    12435 man Ammonios praktor (Syene) Ammonios praktor Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Trajan 17 Mesore 30 114 August 23 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310155
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76668
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;90
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310155 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0573), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.