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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0179

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0179
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Publication Status unpublished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 147 and 149
Criteria for Dating date according to scribe's time of activity
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right and bottom

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 right and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Ammonios 1
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7+y
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 Zenon, tax farmer of the Sacred gate of Soene through Ammonios, assistant, for trade tax
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ζήνων μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης)
2Σοήνης διὰ Ἀμμωνίου βοηθ(οῦ)
3διέγραψεν -?-
4μητρὸς ̣ -?- ὑπ(ὲρ) χει-
5ρωναξίου ̣ (ἔτους) δραχ(μὰς)
6εἴκοσι̣ ὀ̣βολ(οὺς) δύο, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον).
7(ἔτους) ̣ ̣ -?-
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1Zenon, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate
2of Syene, through Ammonios, assistant.
3Thus has paid --- , son of ---
4and the mother ---, for trade
5tax of year ? drachmas
6twenty obols two, = 20 dr. 2 ob.
7In year ---
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12510 man Stlakkios Satorninos misthotes Stlakkios Satorneinos Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 147 CE 149 CE date according to tax collector's time of office and his scribe's term;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317430
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317430 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0179), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.