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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0717

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0717
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Publication Status unpublished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 165 and 167
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
State of Preservation (Text) surface damaged
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Serenus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
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 Annius Decimus, tax farmer, though the assistant Serenus for poll tax of year 6 or 7 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
1Ἄννιος Δέκμος μ̣ι̣σ̣θ(ωτὴς) ἱ̣ερᾶ̣ς
2πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Σερήνου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν
3 ̣ ̣ ̣ -?- Π̣νεφερῶτος μητρὸς Τισα-
4τις ὑπ(ὲρ) -?- δ̣ρ̣α̣χ̣μὰς ὀ̣κ̣τὼ ὀβολόν
5(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η (ὀβολός). (ἔτους) ̣ Ἀντωνίνου
6καὶ Οὐήρου Καισάρων τῶν κυρ̣ίων̣
7 -?-
1Annius Decimus, tax farmer of the Sacred
2Gate of Syene, through Serenus, assistant. Has paid
3---, son of Pnepheros and the mother Tisa-
4tis, for --- eight drachmas 1 obol,
5= 8 dr. 1 ob. In year ? of Antoninus
6and Verus Caesares the lords,
7(month, day).
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
24910 man Annius Decimus Ἄννιος Δέκμος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 165 CE 167 CE date in text, year 6or 7 of Marc Aurel and Verus;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317534
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317534 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0717), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.