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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1126

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1126
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Publication Status unpublished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 131 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Broken at left and right

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 right
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 survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Arrius Publianus and associates, supervisors (epiteretai) of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Sarapion, for geometria phoinikonon of year 15 of Hadrian, paid by a woman, in year 16 of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman as tax payer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἄριος Πουπλιανὸς̣ κ̣αὶ ο̣ἱ̣ σ̣ὺ̣ν̣ αὐτῶι
2ἐπιτηρητ(αὶ) ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης) Σοήνης δͅι̣ὰ̣ Σαρα-
3πίωνος βοη̣θοῦ. δ̣ι̣έγραψεν Θ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣σις Παχ̣ο̣μ̣-
4π̣α̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ὑ̣πὲρ γεομετρίας φ̣οινικ(ῶνος) τοῦ ι̣ε̣ (ἔτους)
5Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου (δραχμὰς) ια,
6 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣των Καλ̣ητ̣ος ̣δραχ(μὰς) πέντε (ἡμιωβέλιον) (δίχαλκον),
7(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ (ἡμιωβέλιον) (διχαλκον). (ἔτους) ιϛ Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου
8μην̣ὸς Ἁδριανοῦ λ̅.
1Arrius Publianus and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Sara-
3pion, assistant. Thus has paid Th---sis, daughter of Pachom-
4pa----, for survey tax of palm groves of year 15
5of Hadrian Caesar the lord, drachmas 11,
6---, of Kales?, drachmas five 1/2 ob. 2 ch.,
7= 16 dr. 1/2 ob. 2 ch. In year 16 of Hadrian the lord,
8in the month Hadrianos 30.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13010 man Arrius Publianus epiteretes Areios Pouplianos Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 16 Hadrianos 30 131 December 27 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317639
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317639 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1126), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.