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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0600

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0600
Publication Number O.Wilck. 118
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 120 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 Sarapion 1
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia) und prison guards (desmophylakon)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Valerion and his associate tax farmers (misthotai) through the scribe Sarapion for laographia and desmophylakon, paid by Psenchnoubis, son of Pelaias and the mother Thinzmentpos.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3 father's name: Pelaiou as in SB 7398
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλερίων καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ μισθωταὶ
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης δι Σαραπίωνος.
3διέγραψεν Ψενχνοῦβ̣ι̣ς̣ Π̣ε̣λ̣- 1ed. Ψενχνοῦμις Α̣-
4 λ̣αί̣ου μητρὸς Θιζμεντπῶτος λαογραφίας
5τρίτου ἔτους Ἁδριανοῦ
6τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα
7ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον), δεσμοφυλάκων (ἡμιωβέλιον) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολὸς).
8(ἔτους) ε Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
9Ἁθὺρ κ̅η̅.

1 ed. Ψενχνοῦμις Α̣-
1Valerion and the other tax farmers
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Sarapion.
3Thus has paid Senchnoumis, son of Pel-
4aias and the mother Thizmentpos, for poll tax
5of the third year of Hadrian
6the lord, drachmas seven-
7teen 1/2 ob., for prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob.
8Year 5 of Hadrian the lord,
9Hathyr 28.
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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
    26945 man Psenchnoubis, son of Pelaias (rom. Hadrian), Mutter Thinzmentpos Ψενχνοῦβις Πελαίου WO 118:Θιζμεντπῶτος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 05 Hathyr 28 120 November 24 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310228
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76691
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;118
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310228 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0600), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.