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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1148

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1148
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Publication Status unpublished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 142 and
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, hand of Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion) and the contribution for men who have fled (merismos anakechorekoton)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the tax farmers Herakleides and Isidoros through the assistant Pachompsachis for cheironaxion of the 5th year of Antoninus Pius, and for the merismos of year 3, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Bienchis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἡρακλείδης καὶ Ἰσίδωρος
2μισθωτ(αὶ) πύλ(ης) Σοήνης δ̣ιὰ Πα-
3χόμψαχις βοηθ(οῦ). διέγραψεν Πε-
4τόρζμηθις Βιήνχι̣ο̣ς μητρὸς
5Τισᾶτις? ὑ̣π̣ὲρ χειρωναξίου ε (ἔτους) δραχμὰς
6δέκα δύο, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιβ. (ἔτους) ε Ἀντωνίνου
7Καίσαρος τοῦ̣ κ̣υ̣ρίου Παῦνι ι̅δ̅.
8μερισμ(οῦ) γ (ἔτους) (δραχμὴν) α (πεντώβολον).
1Herakleides and Isidoros,
2tax farmers of the Gate of Syene, through Pa-
3chompsachis, assistant. Thus has paid Pe-
4torzmethis, son of Bienchis and the mother
5Tisatis?, for trade tax of year 5, drachmas
6twelve, = 12 dr. In year 5 of Antoninus
7Caesar the lord, Payni 14.
8for the contribution of year 3, 1 dr. 5 ob.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12980 man Herakleides misthotes Ἡρακλείδης misthotes Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Aant 05 Payni 14 142 June 8 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317651
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317651 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1148), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.