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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0430 + 436

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0430 + 436
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Publication Status unpublished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 139 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation joined of two fragments

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 Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
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 | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Valerios Marion and his associate supervisors (epiteretai) through the assistant Pachompsachis for poll tax of year 2 of Antoninus, paid by Psenchnoubis, son of Pachnoubis and Tithithoue?
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
1Οὐαλέριος Μαρίων̣
2καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτ ἐπι̣τ̣ηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς
3πύλης Σοήνης δ̣ι̣ὰ̣ Π̣α̣χ̣ομψα-
4χις βοηθοῦ. δ̣ι̣έγραψεν Ψένχ̣ν̣ου-
5βις Π̣α̣χ̣ν̣ο̣ύ̣β̣̣̣ι̣ος μητρὸς Τιθιθουη?
6ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας β (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
7τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς δ̣έκα ἑπτ̣ὰ̣
8ὀβολόν, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός), Παῦνι ζ̅.
1Valerios Marion
2and his associate supervisors of the Sacred
3Gate of Syene, through Pachompsa-
4chis, assistant. Thus has paid Psenchnou-
5bis, son of Pachnoubis? and the mother Tithithoues?
6for poll tax of year 2 of Antoninus Caesar
7the lord, brutto, drachmas seventeen
8obol 1, = 17 dr. 1 ob., Payni 7.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12740 man Pachompsachis scribe Παχομψᾶχις boethos Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 02 Payni 07 139 June 1 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317493
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317493 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0430 + 436), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.