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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1227

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1227
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Publication Status unpublished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 124 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 Sarapion 1
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 12
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Flavius Eutyches, freedman of Flavius Pansa, tax farmer (misthotes) of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Sarapion, for cheironaxion of year 8 of Hadrian, paid by Pachompetenephotes, son of Kalasiris and Senpachompasenis
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
1Φλάουιος̣ Εὐ̣τυ̣χὴς ἀπε̣λ̣ε̣ύθερος
2Φλαουίο̣υ Π̣ά̣νσα μισθωτὴς
3ἱερᾶ̣ς̣ πύλης Σοήνης διὰ
4Σαραπ̣ί̣ω̣ν̣ος. διέ̣γρα̣ψεν
6Καλασεί̣ρε̣ω̣ς̣ μ̣η̣τρὸς Σενπα-
7χομπασῆνι̣ς̣ ὑ̣π̣ὲρ χ̣ε̣ι̣ρ̣ω̣ναξίου
8τοῦ ὀγδόου ἔ̣τ̣ους
9Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρο̣ς
10τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα
11δύο, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιβ, Παῦνι
1Flavius Eutyches, freedman
2of Flavius Pansa, tax farmer
3of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through
4Sarapion. Thus has paid
6son of Kalasiris and the mother Senpa-
7chompasenis, for trade tax
8of the eighth year
9of Hadrian Caesar
10the lord drachmas twelve,
11= 12 dr., Payni
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13095 man Flavius Eutyches misthotes, freedman of Flavius Pansa Φλάουιος Εὐτυχὴς, ἀπελεύθερος Φλαουίου Πάν̣σα̣ Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 08 Payni 07 124 June 1 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317686
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317686 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1227), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.