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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0445

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0445
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Publication Status unpublished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 120 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
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, hand of Sarapion 1
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Valerion and his associate tax farmers (misthotai) through the scribe Sarapion for trade tax, paid by Petorzmethis, son of --- and Thinpa---, in year 4 of Hadrian
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
1Οὐαλερίω̣ν̣ καὶ οἱ λοι̣π̣οὶ μ̣ισθωταὶ
2ἱε̣ρᾶς̣ π̣ύ̣λ̣ης Σοήνης
3δι Σ̣α̣ρ̣α̣π̣ίωνος γραμματέως. διέγραψ(εν)
4Πε̣τ̣ό̣ρ̣ζ̣μητις -ca. 5- ̣ ̣ ̣ -ca. 3-
5μ̣η̣τρὸς Θινπα ̣ ̣ ̣  ̣ ̣ ̣ χειρων̣α-
6ξ̣ίου τρίτου ἔ̣τ̣ους Ἁδρια̣ν̣ο̣ῦ̣
7τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ κυρ̣ίο̣υ̣ δραχμὰς εἴκ̣ο̣σ̣ι̣
8ὀβολ̣οὺς δ̣ύ̣ο̣, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον).
9(ἔτους) δ Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
10Φ̣α̣μ̣ε̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
1Valerion and the other tax farmers
2of the Sacred gate of Syene,
3through the scribe Sarapion. Thus has paid
4Petorzmethis ---
5and the mother Thinpa--- for trade
6tax of the third year of Hadrian
7the lord, twenty drachmas
8two obols, = 20 dr. 2 ob.
9In year 4 of Hadrian the lord,
10Phamenoth ?.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4246 man Sarapion scribe 1 Σαραπίων Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 03 Phamenoth 120 February 26 CE 120 March 26 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317498
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317498 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0445), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.