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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0558

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0558
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Publication Status unpublished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 134 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,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
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 Iulius Sabinus epiteretes, through the scribe Sarapion for laographia of year 18 of Hadrian, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis and Thinpsansnos.
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
1Ἰούλιος Σαβεῖνος καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ ἐπιτηρηταὶ
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Σαραπίωνος.
3διέγραψεν Πάχνουβις Πετορζμήθεως
4μητρὸς Θιψανσνῶτος λαογραφίας
5τοῦ ὀκτοκαιδεκάτου
6ἔτους Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος
7τοῦ κυρίου ἐπὶ λόγου δραχμὰς
8ὀκτώι, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η.
9Με̣σορὴ ιβ̅.
1Iulius Sabinus and the other supervisors
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Sarapion.
3Thus has paid Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis
4and the mother Thipsansnos, for poll tax
5of the eighteenth
6year of Hadrian Caesar
7the lord, on account, drachmas
8eight, = 8 dr.
9Mesore 12.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13000 man Iulius Sabinus epiteretes Ioulios Sabeinos Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 18 Mesore 12 134 August 5 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317522
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317522 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0558), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.