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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0151

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0151
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Publication Status unpublished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
Dating between -223 and -211
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at 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 left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Doros
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for salt tax and receipt for compulsory labor tax
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Doros for salt tax (halike) and compulsory labor tax (Syeniton logeia), paid by ---mouthis and his wife Tachnoum, Tekis, his mother, and Titos a slave girl.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman as tax payer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1(ἔτους) -?- τέτακται
2 -?- μ̣ουτος̣ ἁλικῆς διὰ
3Δώρου (τετρώβολον), Συην̣ιτῶν λογείαν (δραχμὰς) β, Ταχνουμ
4γυ(νὴ) (ὀβολὸν) (ἡμιωβέλιον), Τεκις μήτη̣ρ̣ (ὀβολὸν) (ἡμιωβέλιον),
5Τιτω̣ παιδίσκη (ὀβολὸν) (ἡμιωβέλιον).
1In year ? ---. Thus has paid
2---mous for salt tax through
3Doros 4 ob., for the tax of the Syenites 2 dr., Tachnoum,
4his wife 1 1/2 ob., Tekis, is mother, 1 1/2 ob.,
5Tito, slave girl 1 1/2 ob.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
41215 man ---mouthis (ptol.) pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaic Dynasty (early) -223 BCE -211 BCE date according to tax collector's time of office;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 317421
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317421 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0151), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.