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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0168

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0168
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Publication Status unpublished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 152 and
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 Ammonios I
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
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 | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the tax farmer Stlaccius through his assistant Ammonios for trade tax of year 15 of Antoninus
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκιος μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερᾶς πύλ̣ης Σο̣ή̣νης δ̣ι̣ὰ̣
2Ἀμμωνίου βοηθ(οῦ). διέγραψεν Πετ̣ ̣ ̣-
3 -?- α̣ς ὑπὲρ χειρωναξίου ιε (ἔτους)
4 -?- δραχ(μὰς) ἕξ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ς. (ἔτους) ι̅ε̅
5Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος τοῦ
6κυρίου̣ Ἐπιφ η̅.
7 -?- ̅ διέγραψεναὐτὸς ὑπὲρ χειρωναξίου ιε (ἔτους)
8δ̣ραχμὰς ἕξ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ς.
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through
2the assistant Ammonios. Thus has paid Pete-
3 --- , for trade tax of year 15
4--- drachmas six, = 6 dr. In year 15
5of Antoninus Caesar the
6lord, Epeiph 8.
7On ---, has paid the same, for trade tax of year 15
8drachmas six, = 6 dr.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12570 man Ammonios I scribe Αμμωνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 15 Epeiph 08 152 July 2 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317426
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317426 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0168), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.