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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1026

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1026
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Publication Status unpublished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 141 and 142
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 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Serapammon and Soter, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine for merismoi of the fifth year of Antoninus, paid by Patchnaus, son of Harpaesis and Tanouris, with signature of Soter (praktor).
Location of Composition Elephantine 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
1Σεραπάμμων καὶ Σωτὴρ
2πράκ(τορες) ἀργ(υρικῶν) Ἐλεφ(αντίνης). διέγραψεν Πατχναῦ̣ς̣
3Ἁρπαή(σεως) μητ(ρὸς) Τανου̣ρις ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν
4τοῦ ε (ἔτους) ῥυπ(αρὰς) (δραχμὰς) δ̣ ̣. (ἔτους) ε̅
5 -?- Σωτὴρ σεσημ̣είωμαι.
1Sarapammon and Soter,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid Patchnaus,
3son of Harpaesis and the mother Tanouris, for the contributions
4of year 5, brutto, 4 Dr. ---?. Year 5
5--- (hand 2) Soter, I have signed.
OGL_1026 right_S1_001
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
18350 man Patchnaus, son of Harpaesis and Tanouris Πατχναῦς Ἁρπαήσιος Τανοῦρις Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 05 141 CE 142 CE date in text;



OGL_1026 right_S1_001
Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317617
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317617 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1026), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.