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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0392

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0392
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Publication Status unpublished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 of praktor Sokrates for laographia of year 10 of Domitianus, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis, in several installments, partly paid through the agency of other persons, Petobastis and Ammonas, perhaps clerks of the praktor?
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διέγραψεν Πετόρζμηθις Παχνούβιος ὑπὲρ
2λαογραφίας δεκάτ̣ο̣υ̣ (ἔτους) Δομιτια̣ν̣ο̣ῦ̣
3τοῦ κυρίου ἐ̣π̣ὶ̣ λόγου (δραχμὰς) ἑπτά, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ζ.
4ὁ αὐτὸς δ̣ιὰ̣ Π̣ε̣τοβαστις ?
5(δραχμὰς) ἕξ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ϛ, καὶ δι᾿ Ἀμμ-
6ωνᾶτος κατὰ μέρος (δραχμὰς) γ,
7(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ. Σωκράτης
8πράκτωρ ἔγραψα.
1Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis, for
2poll tax of the tenth year of Domitian
3the lord, on account, seven dr., = 7 dr.
4the same, through Petobastis?,
5six dr., = 6 dr., and through Ammo-
6nas, in installments, 3 dr.,
7= 16 dr. Sokrates,
8collector, I have written.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
39095 man Ammonas (agent/clerk of Praktor? I) Ἀμμωνᾶτος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Domitian 10 90 CE 91 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317472
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317472 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0392), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.