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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0978

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0978
Publication Number O.Wilck. 189
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 142 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right and 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 right and left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
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 the tax farmers Herakleides and Isidoros through the assistant Pachompsachis, for poll tax of year 5 of Antoninus, paid by Hermon, son of Hermon.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3 name: Hermon, son of Hermon
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἡρακλείδης καὶ Ἰσίδωρος μισθ(ωταὶ)
2πύλ(ης) Σοήνης διὰ Παχομψᾶχις βοηθ(οῦ).
3διέγρα(ψεν) ρ̣μων 1ed. ]ο̣μων Ἕρμωνος ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
4 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣πὲρ λαογραφίας ε (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ
5ὀβολ(ὸν) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς).(ἔτους) ε Ἀντωνίνου
6Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Πα ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣

1 ed. ]ο̣μων
1Herakleides and Isidoros, tax farmers
2of the Gate of Syene, through Pachompsachis, assistant.
3Thus has paid Hermon, son of Hermon and ---
4--- for poll tax of year 5, seventeen drachmas
5one obol, = 17 dr. 1 ob. Year 5 of Antoninus
6Caesar the lord, Pa---
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήν (places.xml#8)
  • ης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12980 man Herakleides misthotes Ἡρακλείδης misthotes Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 05 Pa--- 142 April 26 CE June 24 date in text, month incertain: Pa[, Pachon or Payni;



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    DatasetID 310157
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76758
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;189
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310157 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0978), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.