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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0570

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0570
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Publication Status unpublished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 156 and 157
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

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 left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Serenos boethos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 11
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax ( laographia) and trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the tax farmer Stlaccius through his assistant Serenos for poll tax and trade tax of year 16 of Antoninus, paid in installments by Petorzmethis, son of Bienchis and Tisatis, in year 20 of Antoninus
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
1Στλάκκιος μισθωτὴς
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήν̣ης
3διὰ Σερήνου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν
4Πετόρζμηθις Βιήνχεως
5μητρὸς Τίσατις πέμπτου λαογραφίας χειρωναξίου ιϛ (ἔτους)
6δραχμὰς πέντε χαλκε̣ί̣νη 1l. χαλκίνην, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ε (χαλκίνη).
7(ἔτους) ̣ Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος
8τοῦ κυ̣ρίου Φαρμουθι κ̅α̅.
9ὁμοίως Παυνι ι̅β̅ ὑ̣πὲρ
10 -?- αὐτὸς ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ χειρωναξίου?
11 -?- ε̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣(ἡμιωβέλιον).

1 l. χαλκίνην
1Stlaccius, tax farmer
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene,
3through the assistant Serenos. Thus has paid
4Petorzmethis, son of Bienchis
5and the mother Tisatis, for the fifth of the poll tax and trade tax of year 16
6drachmas five chalkine, = 5 dr. 1 cha(lkine).
7In year ? of Antoninus Caesar
8the lord, Pharmouthi 21.
9Ditto, on Payni 12, for
10---, the same --- for trade tax
11--- 1/2 ob.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
41160 man Petorzmethis, son of Bienchis (and Tisatis) Antoninus pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 16 Pharmuthi 21 156 CE 157 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317527
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317527 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0570), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.