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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1305

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1305
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Publication Status unpublished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 126 and 127
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at top 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 top and left
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 poll tax (laographia) and prison guards (desmophylakitikon)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Flavius Eutyches, tax farmer (misthotes) of the Sacred Gate of Syene, and Longinus Crispus, and associate supervisors, through the assitant Sarapion, for poll tax of year 11 of Hadrian, paid by Petorzmethis alias Dax, son of Petorzmethis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
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x+1πύλ(ης) Σοήνης καὶ Λ̣ο̣ν̣γ̣ῖ̣νος
x+2Κρίσπος καὶ οἱ σὺν α̣ὐτῶι ἐπι-
x+3τηρητ(αὶ) διὰ Σαραπίωνος βοηθοῦ.
x+4διέγραψ(εν) Πετόρζμη̣θ̣ι̣ς̣ ὁ καὶ Δὰξ
x+5Πετορζμήθ(εως) ὑπ(ὲρ) λαογραφίας τοῦ δεκάτο̣υ̣
x+6ἔτους Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος
x+7τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ (ἡμιωβέλιον),
x+8δεσμ(οφυλάκων) (ἡμιωβέλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός). (ἔτους) ια
x+9Ἁδριανοῦ̣ τ̣οͅῦͅ κ̣υρίου
x+10 -?- ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
x- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
x+1of the Sacred Gate of Syene, and Longinus
x+2Crispus and his associate super-
x+3visors, through the assisatant Sarapion.
x+4Thus has paid Petorzmethis alias Dax,
x+5son of Petorzmethis, for poll tax of the tenth
x+6year of Hadrian Caesar
x+7the lord, drachmas seventeen 1/2 ob.,
x+8for prison guards 1/2 ob., = 17 dr. 1 ob. In year 11
x+9of Hadrian the lord,
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13020 man Longinus Crispus epiteretes Longeinos Krispos Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 11 126 CE 127 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317716
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317716 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1305), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.