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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1261

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1261
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Publication Status unpublished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 141 and 143
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 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives unclear
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 year 4?, paid by Petorzmethis, ---
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἡρακλείδ̣ης καὶ Ἰσίδωρος μισθ(ωταὶ)
2πύλ(ης) Σοήνης διὰ Παχόμψαχ̣ις
3βοηθ(οῦ). διέγραψεν Πετόρζ̣μ̣ηθις
4 -?- ου ὑπὲρ χ̣ειρω̣ναξίου δ̣ (ἔτους)
5δραχ(μὰς) εἴκοσι ὀβ̣ολοὺς δύο, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον).
6(ἔτους) ? Ἀντω̣νίνου Καίσαρος
7τοῦ κυρίου ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
1Herakleides and Isidoros, tax farmers
2of the Gate of Syene, through Pachompsachis,
3assistant. Thus has paid Petorzmethis,
4son of ---, for trade tax of year 4
5drachmas twenty obols two, = 20 dr. 2 ob.
6Year ? of Antoninus Caesar
7the lord, ---
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
Antoninus Pius 141 CE 143 CE date according to tax collector's time of office;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317698
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317698 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1261), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.