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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1392

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1392
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Publication Status unpublished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 173 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface damaged

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Antonius Iulas
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 16
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for diaphoron geometrias phoinikonon
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Tithoetion and Stephanos, supervisors (epiteretai) of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Antonius Iulas, for the compensation of the losses with the surface tax on palm groves of year 10 and 11 of Marc Aurel, paid by Thinesnos?, daughter of Bienchis, on account of Neilamonchis, son of Onnophris, in year 14 of Marc Aurel. The tax is collected according to a special order of the prefect Calvisius Statianus.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman as tax payer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Τιθοητίων καὶ οἱ σ̣ὺ̣ν αὐτ(ῷ) ἐπιτ(ηρηταὶ)
2 ἱ̣ε̣ρ̣ᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Ἀν̣τ̣ω̣ν̣ί̣-
3ου Ἰουλᾶτος βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Θιν̣ε̣σ̣-
4νως Βιήγχεος ὑπὲρ δι̣αφ̣ό-
5ρου γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος λ̣η̣μ̣μάτων
6ι (ἔτους) καὶ ια (ἔτους) κατὰ τὰ κ̣ε̣λε̣υ̣σθέν-
7τα ὑπὸ Καλουισίου Στατιαν̣ο̣ῦ τοῦ
8λαμπροτάτου ἡγεμόνος ἀκολούθως
9τῇ νυνὶ γενομένῃ παραγραφῇ ὀ̣νόμ(ατος)
10Νει̣λάμωνχις Ὀννόφρεος̣ κατὰ
11τὰ προδιαγραφόμενα καθ᾿ ἔτος καὶ ν̣υνὶ
12τὰς αἱρούσας αὐτῇ δραχμὰς δε̣κ̣α̣-
13τρῖς τριόβολον, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιγ (τριώβολον). (ἔτους) ιδ̣
14Αὐρηλίου Ἀντωνίνου
15Κ̣α̣ί̣σαρος τοῦ κυρίου,
16Φαωφι ε̣.
1Tithoetion and his associate supervisors
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Antonius,
3son of Iulas, assistant. Has paid Thines-
4nos, daughter of Bienchis, for the loss
5at the survey tax of palm groves of the accounting
6of year 10 and 11, according to the order
7of Calvisius Statianus the
8most illustrous prefect, according to
9the imposition recently added on account of
10Neilamonchis, son of Onnophris, to
11the amount already paid per year, also, now,
12the amount due to her, drachmas thirteen
13three obols, = 13 dr. 3 ob. In year 14
14of Aurelius Antoninus
15Caesar the lord,
16Phaophi 5.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12555 man Antonius Ioulas scribe Antonios Ioulas Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius 14 Phaophi 05 173 October 2 CE date in text, day incertain;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317730
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317730 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1392), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.