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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1143

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1143
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Publication Status unpublished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 137
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 unknown tax
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Iulius Sabinus epiteretes and associates, through the scribe Palachemis for unknown tax
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene 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
1Ἰούλιος Σαβ̣εῖνος καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ
2ἐπιτη(ρηταὶ) ἱερᾶς πύλη(ς) Σοή(νης) διὰ Παλα-
3χ(ήμιος) βοη(θοῦ). διέγραψε Πετόρζμηθις Πατε-
4 -ca. 8- μη(τρὸς) Σενατπεχνούβιος
5ὑπ(ὲρ) -?- ιθ (ἔτους) Ἁ̣δ̣ριανοῦ Καίσαρος
6τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπαρὰς δ̣ρ̣α̣χ(μὰς) -?-
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1Iulius Sabinus and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Pala-
3chemis, assistant. Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Pate-
4--- and the mother Senpatechnoubis,
5for --- of year 19 of Hadrian Caesar
6the lord, brutto, drachmas ---
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13000 man Iulius Sabinus epiteretes Ioulios Sabeinos Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 135 CE 137 CE date according to tax collector's time of office and his scribe's term, Hadrian 20-21;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317647
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317647 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1143), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.