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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0914

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0914
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Publication Status unpublished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 118 and 119
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,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for unknown tax
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Valerion and his associate tax farmers (misthotai) through the scribe Sarapion for unknown tax of year 2, paid in year 3 of Hadrian; fragment.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐαλερίων καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ μισ̣θ(ωταὶ)
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης δι Σαραπίωνος
3γρ(αμματέως). διέγραψ(εν) Πετόρ-
4ζμηθις ca. 6? ͅ εως μητρὸς
5 - ca. 12? - β̣ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ
6τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς δεκαέξ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ις.
7(ἔτους) 3? Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
8-?- vac.
1Valerion and the other tax farmers
2of the Sacred gate of Syene, through Sarapion,
3scribe. Thus has paid Petor-
4zmethis --- and the mother
5--- for --- of year 2 of Hadrian
6the lord, sixteen drachmas, = 16 dr.
7In year 3 of Hadrian the lord,
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4246 man Sarapion scribe 1 Σαραπίων Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 03 118 CE 119 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317588
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317588 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0914), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.