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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0972

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0972
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Publication Status unpublished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 135 and 136
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left 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 left 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 poll tax (laographia) and prison guards (desmophylakon)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Iulius Sabinus epiteretes, through the scribe Palachemis for poll tax of year 19 of Hadrian, paid by Sansnos?, son of Pachomon? in year 20 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
1Ἰούλιος Σαβεῖν̣ο̣ς̣ καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ ἐπι-
2τηρη(ταὶ) ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Παλαχήμιος βοηθοῦ.
3διέγραψε Σαν̣σνῶς Παχομωνο̣ς
4μη(τρὸς) -ca. 8- ησις ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ιθ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ
5Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον),
6δεσ(μοφυλάκων) (ἡμιωβέλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός). (ἔτους) κ̣ Ἁδρͅι̣ανοῦ Καίσαρος
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1Iulius Sabinus and his associate supervisors
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Palachemis.
3Thus has paid Sansnos?, son of Pachomos
4and the mother ---esis, for poll tax of year 19 of Hadrian
5Caesar the lord, brutto, drachmas seventeen 1/2 ob.,
6for prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob. In year 20 of Hadrian Caesar
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
41875 man ---snos, son of Pachomon? pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 20 135 CE 136 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317608
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317608 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0972), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.