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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0606

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0606
Publication Number O.Wilck. 236
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 158 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 7
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 farmer Stlaccius through his assistant Serenos for poll tax of year 21 of Antoninus, paid by Menophilos the elder, son of Orbais and the mother Tisatis
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (cf. WO 237, another installment by the same tax payer)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκκιος μισθωτὴς
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Σερήνου
3βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Μηνόφειλος μείζων
4Ὀρβάειδος μητρὸς Τισᾶτις ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας
5κα (ἔτους) δραχμὰς ὀκτὼ (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η. (ἔτους) κα
6Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
7Παχὼν γ̅.
1Slaccius, tax farmer
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Serenus,
3assistant. Thus has paid Menophilos senior,
4son of Orbais and the mother Tisatis, for poll tax
5of year 21, eight drachmas, = 8 dr. Year 21
6of Antoninus Caesar the lord,
7Pachon 3.
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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
    1250 man Menophilos senior, son of Orbais and of the mother Tisatis Μηνόφιλος μείζων Ὀρβάειδος μητρὸς Τισάτιος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 21 Pachons 03 158 April 28 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310234
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76803
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;236
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310234 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0606), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.