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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0004

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0004
Publication Number ined.
Current Location Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status unpublished

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: high
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution excavation finds
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Tuckett, Francis Fox
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation surface damaged

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,
  recto verso
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 | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Valerios Marion and his associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Sarapion, for laographia
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: )
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1 Οὐαλέριος Μαρίων καὶ οἱ σὺν
2αὐτῶι ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης)]
3Σ̣ο̣ὴνης διὰ Σαραπίωνος βοηθ(οῦ).
4δ̣ιέ̣γ̣ραψεν Παπρεμίθ̣(ης) Ἀ -5-
5 -7- ̣ρ̣ι̣ς̣ ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας τ̣οῦ δ? (ἔτους)
6Ἀντωνίνου τοῦ κ̣υρίου̣ -?-
y – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1Valerius Marion and his partners
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate
3of Syene, through the assistant Sarapion.
4Thus has paid Papremithes, son of A---
5---ris, for poll tax of year 4
6of Antoninus the lord ---
y – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4246 man Sarapion scribe 1 Σαραπίων Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 04 140 CE 141 CE year incertain ;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317367
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317367 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0004), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.