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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0937

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0937
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Publication Status unpublished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 65 and
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 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 for poll tax for year 11 of Nero, written by the scribe/praktor Ammonios, son Ammonios, paid by ---, son of Peteesis
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
2 4-5 ̣ς Πετεῆσις 1l. Πετεήσεως)
3ὑπ(ὲρ) λαογ̣ραφίας τοῦ
4ἑνδεκάτου (ἔτους) Νέρωνος
5τοῦ κυρί̣ο̣υ̣ Μεσορὴ λ̅
6ἀργ(υρίου) δραχμὰς δεκαέξ,
7(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ.

1 l. Πετεήσεως)
1Thus has paid
2---, son of Peteesis,
3for poll tax of the
4eleventh year of Nero
5the lord, Mesore 30,
6silver drachmas sixteen,
7= 16 dr.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
41855 man ---, son of Peteesis pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Nero 11 Mesore 30 65 August 23 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317594
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317594 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0937), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.