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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0607

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0607
Publication Number O.Wilck. 239
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 159 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 of Serenus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Ulpius Cerealis, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Serenos, for trade tax of year 22 of Antoninus, paid by Panapotis, son of Ammonios and Thinesis, in installments in year 23 of Antoninus
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3: tax title Che(ironax.)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὔλπιος Κελεάριος μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς πύλης
2Σοήνης διὰ Σερήνου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Παναπῶτις Ἀμμω-
3νίου μητρὸς Θινῆσις ὑπὲρ χε(ιρωναξίου) κβ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς τεσα-
4ρες (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ. (ἔτους) κγ Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
5τοῦ κυρίου Θὼθ ι̅θ̅.
1Ulpius Cerealis, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate
2of Syene, through Serenus, assistant. Thus has paid Panapotis, son of
3Ammonios and the mother Thinesis, for trade tax of year 22, four drachmas,
4= 4 dr. Year 23 of Antoninus Caesar
5the lord, Thoth 19.
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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
    4358 man Panapotis, son of Ammonios and Thinnesis Παναπῶτις Ἀμμωνίου Θιννῆσις Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 23 Thoth 19 159 September 17 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310213
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76806
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;239
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310213 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0607), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.