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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0427

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0427
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Publication Status unpublished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) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content receipt of praktor Hermogenes for laographia of year 3 of Traian, paid by ---, son of Zmethis and Tachomtahermon, fuller.
Location of Composition Elephantine 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
1 -5-6?- Ζμήθεως μητρὸς Τα̣χομταέρμων γναφε̣ύς
2ὑπ̣ὲρ λαογραφίας τρίτου (ἔτους)
3Τραειανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου ἐπὶ λόγ(ου)
4(δραχμὰς) ἕξ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ϛ. ὁμοίως ἄ̣λλας (δραχμὰς) ̣.
5ὡ αὐτὸς τὰς λυπὰς (δραχμὰς) ̣
6Ἑρμογένης πράκ(τωρ) ἔγραψα.
1(Thus has paid) ---, son of Zmethis and the mother Tachomtahermon, fuller,
2for poll tax of the third year
3of Trajan the lord, on account,
4six dr., = 6 dr. ditto, further dr. ?
5the same, the remaining dr. ?
6Hermogenes, collector, I have written.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
39115 man ---, son of Zmethis and Tachomtahermon -5-6?- Ζμήθεως μητρὸς Τα̣χομταέρμων pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Trajan 03 99 CE 100 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317491
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317491 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0427), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.