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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0501

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0501
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Publication Status unpublished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 168 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 Serenos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
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 of Hierax, epiteretes, through the assistant Serenus, for poll tax of year 7, paid by Pesaus, son of Petechnoubis and Thinpet(orzmethis), in year 8 of Marc Aurel and Verus
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
1Ἱέραξ ἐπιτηρητὴς ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης
2διὰ Σερήνου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πεσαῦς Πετε-
3χνούβεως μητρὸς Θινπετορζμήθιος ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ζ (ἔτους) κατὰ
4μέρος δραχμὰς δέκα δύω, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιβ.
5(ἔτους) η // Μεχεὶρ ι̅ε̅.
1Hierax, supervisor of the Sacred Gate of Syene,
2through the assistant Serenus. Has paid Pesaus, son of Pete-
3chnoubis and the mother Thinpetorzmethis, for poll tax of year 7, bit
4by bit, twelve drachmas, = 12 dr.
5In year 8, Mechir 15.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12500 man Hierax epiteretes Hierax Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 08 Mecheir 15 168 February 10 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317510
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317510 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0501), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.