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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0882

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0882
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Publication Status unpublished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 159 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 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (χειρωναξίου)
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 Ammonios for trade tax of year 17 of Antoninus, paid by Ammonios, son of Sarapion and Thinzmethis, in year 18 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 ἱερᾶς
2πύλης Σοή̣νης διὰ Ἀμμωνί-
3ου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Ἀμμώνιος
4Σαραπίωνος μητρὸς Θιζμῆθις ὑπὲρ χειρωναξίου
5ιζ (ἔτους) ἐπὶ λόγου δραχμὰς δώδεκα, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιβ.
6(ἔτους) ι̅η̅ Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος
7τοῦ κυρίου Φαρμουθι κ̅β̅.
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred
2Gate of Syene, through Ammonios.
3assistant. Thus has paid Ammonios,
4son of Sarapion and the mother Thizmenthis, for trade tax
5of year 17, on account, drachmas twelve, = 12. dr.
6In year 18 of Antoninus Caesar
7the lord, Pharmouthi 22.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12570 man Ammonios I scribe Αμμωνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 18 Pharmuthi 22 159 April 17 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317571
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317571 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0882), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.