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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1162

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1162
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Publication Status unpublished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 166 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right and 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 and right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Serenus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax ( laographia)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Annius Decimus, tax farmer, though the assistant Serenus for poll tax? of year 7 of Marc Aurel and Verus, paid by Papremithes, son of Harpaesis and Thinzmenpos, in year 8.
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
1Ἄννιος Δέκμος μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερᾶς
2πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Σερήνου β̣οη(θοῦ). διέγ(ραψεν) Παπρε-
3μείθης Ἁρπαήσεως μητρὸς Θινζμενπ(ῶτος)? ὑπ(ὲρ) λαογ(ραφίας) ζ (ετους)
4δραχμὰς ὀκτώ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η. (ἔτους) ζ̣ Ἀντωνίνου
5καὶ Οὐήρου Καισάρω̣ν τῶν κυρίων
6Ἁδριανοῦ ι̅α̣̅.
1Annius Decimus, tax farmer of the Sacred
2Gate of Syene, through the asistant Serenus. Has paid Papre-
3mithes, son of Harpaesis and the mother Thinzmenpos, for poll tax of year 7
4drachmas eight, = 8 dr. In year 7 of Antoninus
5and Verus Caesares the lords,
6Hadrianos 11.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
24910 man Annius Decimus Ἄννιος Δέκμος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 07 Hadrianos 11 166 December 7 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317661
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317661 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1162), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.