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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0374

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0374
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Publication Status unpublished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
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
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,
  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
Summary of Content Receipt for poll tax of year 9 of Tiberius. with Greek subscript of praktor and scribe Ariston, son of Alexandros
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
2Λονγῖνο̣ς Ἀλεξᾶ-
3τος ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ἐνά-
4του (ἔτους) Τιβερίου Καίσ̣α(ρος)
5Σεβαστοῦ τὰς λυπὰς
6ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς ὀκτώι, (γίνονται)
7(δραχμαὶ) η. Ἀρίσ̣των Ἀλεξάνδρου
1Thus has paid
2Longinus, son of Alexas,
3for poll tax of the
4ninth year of Tiberius Caesar
5Augustus, the remaining
6eight silver drachmas, =
78 dr. Ariston, son of Alexandros,
8I have written.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
39070 man Ariston, son of Alexandros praktor Ἀρίσ̣των Ἀλεξάνδρου pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Tiberius 09 22 CE 23 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317464
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317464 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0374), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.