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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0241

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0241
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Publication Status unpublished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 156 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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 Serenos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
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 the tax farmer Stlaccius through his assistant Serenos for poll tax of year 16 of Antoninus, paid in installment by Valerios, son of Harpaesis and Thiepsis, in year 20 of Antoninus
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκκιος μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς
2πύλης Σοήν̣ης διὰ Σερήνου βοηθοῦ.
3διέγραψεν Οὐαλερίς
4Ἁρπαήσεως μητρὸς Θιεψ̣ις
5ὑπὲρ (π̣έ̣μ̣π̣τ̣ο̣υ̣) λ̣α̣ο̣γραφίας ιϛ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς τρῖς τριώβολον
6(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) γ ????. (ἔτους) κ Ἀντωνείνο̣υ
7Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου̣ Θ-
8ωθ γ̅.
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred
2Gate of Syene, through the assistant Serenos.
3Thus has paid Valerios,
4son of Harpaesis and the mother Thiepsis,
5for the fifth of poll tax of year 16 drachmas three obols three,
6= 3 dr. 3 ob. In year 20 of Antoninus
7Caesar the lord,
8Thoth 3.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12490 man Serenos scribe Serenos Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 20 Thoth 03 156 August 31 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317436
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317436 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0241), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.