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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0420

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0420
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Publication Status unpublished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 17 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

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 Pachompretis, son of Pelaias
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for poll tax of year 3 of Tiberius, paid by Triadelphos, son of Apollonios, signed by the praktor Pachompretis, son of Pelaias
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
2Τριαδέ̣λφω 1l. Τριάδελφος Ἀπολλωνίου
3ὑπὲρ λαογραφίαν 2l. λαογραφίας τοῦ γ (ἔτους) Τιβερίου
4Καίσαρος Σεβαστοῦ Μεσορὴ κ̅
5ἀργυρίου δραχμὰς δεκαέξ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ.
6διὰ Παχομπρῆτις πράκτωρ 3l. Παχομπρήτιος πράκτορος
7Ἐλεφαντίνην. 4l. Ἐλεφαντίνης

1 l. Τριάδελφος
2 l. λαογραφίας
3 l. Παχομπρήτιος πράκτορος
4 l. Ἐλεφαντίνης
1Thus has paid
2Triadelphos, son of Apollonios,
3for poll tax of the 3rd year of Tiberius
4Caesar Augustus, Mesore 20,
5silver drachmas sixteen, = 16 dr.
6through Pachompretis, praktor
7of Elephantine.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνην (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    23580 man Pachompretis, son of Pelaias, praktor Παχομπρητις Πελαίου Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Tiberius 03 Mesore 20 17 August 13 CE date in text;



    Reserved Copyright



    previousely unpublished


    DatasetID 317484
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 317484 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0420), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.