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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1233

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1233
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Publication Status unpublished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 140 and 141
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at 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 right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Sarapion 1
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution for men who have fled (merismos andron anakechorekoton)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Valerios Marion and his associate supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Sarapion, for the merismos epikephaliou andron anakechorekoton of year ?, paid by ---, son of Pachnoubis and Thinpach---, in year 4? of Antoninus the lord.
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
1Οὐ̣α̣λ̣έ̣ριος Μ̣αρίων καὶ οἱ
2σὺ̣ν̣ α̣ὐ̣τῷ ἐπιτηρητ(αὶ) ἱερᾶς
3πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Σαρα-
4πίωνος βοηθ(οῦ). διέγρα(ψεν) -?-
5Παχνούβ(ιoς) μὴτ(ρὸς) Θινπ̣α̣χ̣ -?-
6 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ -?-
7ἀνδ(ρῶν) ἀνακεχω̣ρ -?-
8ῥυπαρ- δραχμ- ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ τετρώβολ(ον) -?-
9(ἔτους) δ̣ Ἀντων̣ίνου -?-
10 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ -?-
1Valerius Marion and his
2associate supervisors of the Sacred
3Gate of Syene, through Sara-
4pion, assistant. Thus has paid ---
5son of Pachnoubis and the mother Thinpach---
7of the men who have fled ---
8brutto, drachmas --- four obols ---
9In year 4 of Antoninus ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4246 man Sarapion scribe 1 Σαραπίων Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 04 140 CE 141 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317690
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317690 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1233), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.