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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1583

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1583
Publication Number O.Wilck. 260
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 168 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

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 left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Serenus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
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 Hierax and Herodes, epitereteai, through the assistant Serenus, for poll tax, paid by Sansnos, son of Sansnos and Senpatchnaus.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 1: lacuna: Hierax and Herodes; cf. El. 4046; l. 2 Sansnos // = father's name Sansnotos
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Woman Man
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1[Ἱέραξ καὶ Ἡρώδ]η(ς) 1ed. [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]η· ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Σερή-
2νου βοηθ(οῦ). διέγραψεν Σανσνὼς // 2l. Σανσνῶτος Θινπατχναύτιος
3ὑπ(ὲρ) λαογραφίας η (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δέκα ἓξ ὀβολὸν (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ (ὀβολός).
4(ἔτους) η Ἀντωνίνου καὶ Οὐήρου
5Καισάρων τῶν κυρίων Μεσορὴ κ̅.

1 ed. [ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣]η·
2 l. Σανσνῶτος
1Hierax and Herodes, supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Sere-
2nus, assistant. Thus has paid Sansnos, son of Sansnos and the mother Thinpatchnaus,
3for poll tax of year 8 sixteen drachmas on obol, = 16 dr. 1 ob.
4Year 8 of Antoninus and Verus
5Caesares the lords, Mesore 20.
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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
    12505 man Herodes epiteretes Herodes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Marcus Aurelius + Verus 08 Mesore 20 168 August 13 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310156
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76827
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;260
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310156 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1583), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.