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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0346

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0346
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Publication Status unpublished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 146 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface damaged

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 Sarapion 1
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
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 Zenon, son of Herakleides, tax farmer of the Sacred gate of Soene through Sarapion, assistant, for laographia, paid by Pachompaonnophris, son of Pachompaouerses.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ζήνων Ἡρακλείδου μισθωτὴς
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ
3Σαραπίωνος βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν
4Παχομπαόννωφρις Πα-
5χομπαο̣υερσήους ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας
6τοῦ η (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρο̣ς̣
7τοῦ κυρίου ἐπὶ λόγου δραχμὰς ἑπτά,
8(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ζ. (ἔτους) θ Ἀντωνίνου
9τοῦ κυρίου̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ κθ?
1Zenon, son of Herakleides, tax farmer
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through
3Sarapion, assistant. Thus has paid
4Pachompaonnophris, son of Pa-
5chompaouerses, for poll tax
6of the 8th year of Antoninus Caesar
7the lord, on account, drachmas seven,
8= 7 dr. In year 9 of Antoninus
9the lord, --- 29?
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
41555 man Pachompaonnophris, son of Pachompaouerses (and Senzmethis) pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 08 Tybi 29 146 January 24 CE date in text, month incertain.;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317451
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317451 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0346), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.