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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0952

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0952
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Publication Status unpublished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 129 and 130
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right and bottom

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 and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6+y
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Apollonios, supervisor of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through his assistant Sarapion, for survey tax on palm groves , paid by --, son of Harpaesis, probably in year 14 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
1Ἀπολλώνιος καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῶι
2ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης) Σοήνης διὰ
3Σαραπίωνος βοηθοῦ. διέγραψ(εν) -?-
4Ἁρπαήσιος μη(τρὸς) NN ὑπ(ὲρ)
5γεομετρίας φοινι(κώνων) τοῦ ιγ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ
6Καίσαρο̣ς̣ τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ κυρίου δραχ(μὰς) -?-
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1Apollonios and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred gate of Syene, through
3the assistant Sarapion. Thus has paid --- ,
4son of Harpaesis and the mother ---, for
5the survey tax for palm groves of year 13 of Hadrian
6Caesar the lord, drachmas ---
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
31355 man Apollonios, epiteretes Ἀπολλώνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 14 129 CE 130 CE ;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317600
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317600 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0952), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.