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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0790

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0790
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Publication Status unpublished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 125 and 128
Criteria for Dating date according to tax collector's time of office
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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 right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,hand of Sarapion
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Flavius Eutyches, tax farmer (misthotes) of the Sacred Gate of Syene, and Longinus Crispus, and associate supervisors (epiteretai), through the assistant Sarapion, for trade tax, issued between year 10 and 12 of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Φλάουιος Εὐτυ̣χ(ὴς) μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης)
2Σοήνης κ̣α̣ὶ̣ Λ̣ονγῖνος̣ Κρίσπος
3καὶ οἱ σ̣ὺ̣ν̣ αὐτῶι ἐπιτηρητ(αὶ)
4δι̣ὰ̣ Σ̣αρα̣π̣ίωνος βοηθ(οῦ). διέγραψ(εν)
5 -?-
6 ̣ ̣ ὑπὲρ χειρω(ναξίου) -?-
7ἔτους Ἁδριανοῦ -?-
8δρ̣α̣χμὰς εἴκοσ̣ι ὀβολ(οὺς) δύο -?-
9 ̣ ̣ ̣ -?-
1Flavius Eutyches, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate
2of Syene, and Longinus Crispus
3and his associate supervisors,
4through the assistant Sarapion. Thus has paid
6--- for trade tax of the ?
7year of Hadrian ---
8drachmas twenty obols two ---
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13095 man Flavius Eutyches misthotes, freedman of Flavius Pansa Φλάουιος Εὐτυχὴς, ἀπελεύθερος Φλαουίου Πάν̣σα̣ Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 125 CE 128 CE date according to the collector's time of office; Hadrian 10 - 12;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317548
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317548 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0790), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.