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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1266

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1266
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Publication Status unpublished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 and bottom

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 and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachompspachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8+y
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax ( laographia) and trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Valerios Marion and his associate supervisors (epiteretai) through the assistant Pachompsachis for poll tax and trade tax of year 3 of Antoninus and for installments for poll tax of year 20 of Hadrian, paid by ---, son of Petenephotes, in year 4? of Antoninus Pius
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Οὐα̣λ̣έριος̣ Μαρίων καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ
2ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱ̣ε̣ρᾶς πὺλης Σ̣οήνης διὰ Παχομ-
3ψᾶχις βο̣ηθοῦ. δ̣ι̣έγρα(ψεν) -?- Πετε-
4νεφω̣τος̣ ὑπ(ὲρ) λαογραφίας ? (ἔτους) ῥυπ(αρὰς) δραχ(μὰς)
5δέκ̣α̣ ἑπτ̣ὰ ὀ̣β̣ολ(ὸν), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός), χειρω(ναξίου)
6ὁμοίως δραχμὰς εἴκοσι ὀβολ(οὺς) δύο,
7(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον), λαογραφίας κ̣ (ἔτους) θεοῦ Ἁδριανοῦ ?
8(δραχμὰς) ̣ ̣ ̣ -?-
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1Valerius Marion and his associate
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Pachom-
3psachis, assistant. Thus has paid ---, son of Pete-
4nephotes, for poll tax of year ?, brutto, drachmas
5seventeen obol one, = 17 dr. 1 ob., for trade tax
6ditto, drachmas twenty obols two,
7= 20 dr. 2 ob., for poll tax of year 20 of Hadrian the god,
8drachmas ---
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12740 man Pachompsachis scribe Παχομψᾶχις boethos 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, year incertain;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317700
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317700 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1266), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.