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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0247

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0247
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Publication Status unpublished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 176 and 177
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) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Serenos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of assistant Serenos for geometria phoinikonos of year 16 of Marc Aurel, paid by Pasenis, son of Palachemis?, on account of Pachnoubis, son of Pachomos, in year 17 of Marc Aurel
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ιζ (ἔτους) Αὐρηλίου Ἀντωνίνου
2Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Τῦβ̣ι ̣ . διέγ(ραψεν)
3Πασῆνις Πα̣λ̣α̣χήμιος ὑπὲρ γεομετ(ρίας) φοινεικ(ῶνος)
4γενήματος ιϛ̣ (ἔτους) ὀνόματος Παχνοῦβις? Π̣α-
5χομῶ̣το̣ς̣ (δραχμὰς) δ, διὰ Σερή-
6νου βοηθοῦ.
1In year 16 of Aurelius Antoninus
2Caesar the lord, Tybi ?. Thus has paid
3Pasenis, son of Palachemis, for the survey tax on palm groves
4of the harvest of year 16, on account of Pachnoubis?, son of
5Pachomos, drachmas 4, through
6the assistant Serenus.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
41545 man Pachnoubis, son of Pachomos pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius 17 Tybi 176 December 27 CE 177 January 25 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317437
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317437 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0247), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.