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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0356

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0356
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Publication Status unpublished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
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at top 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 top left corner
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachompsachis
  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, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Soene through Pachompsachis, assistant, for laographia of year 10 of Antoninus, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Pachnoubis and Thinpsansnos
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
1Ζήνων Ἡρακλείδου μ̣ι̣σ̣θ̣ωτὴς
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνη̣ς διὰ
3Παχόμψαχις βοη̣θοῦ. δι̣έ̣γ̣ρ̣αψεν
4Πάχνουβι̣ς̣ Παχνουβ̣ι̣ς̣
5μη̣τ̣ρὸς Θινψ̣ανσνως ὑ̣π̣ὲρ
6λαογραφίας ι (ἔτους) ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς δέκα
7ἑπτ̣ὰ̣ ὀβολόν, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολόν). (ἔτους) ι
8Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος
9τοῦ κυρίου Μεσορῂ ̣ .
1Zenon, son of Herakleides, tax farmer
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through
3Pachompsachis, assistant. Thus has paid
4Pachnoubis, son of Pachnoubis
5and the mother Thinpsansnos, for
6poll tax of year 10, brutto, drachmas seven-
7teen obol 1, = 17 dr. 1 ob. In year 10
8of Antoninus Caesar
9the lord, Mesore ?.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
38835 man Pachnoubis, son of Pachnoubis and Thinpsansnos Πάχνουμις Παχνούβεως μητρὸς Θιψανσνῶτος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 10 Mesore 147 July 25 CE 147 August 23 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317458
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317458 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0356), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.