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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1395 + 1417

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1395 + 1417
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Publication Status unpublished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 34 and 35
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation joined of two fragments

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 Ariston, son of Alexandros
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for poll tax of year 21 of Tiberius, paid by Pachompos, son of Pachompos, signed by Ariston, Son of Alexandros
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διαγεγράφηκε Παχομ̣πῶς Π̣α̣χ̣ο̣μπῶτ̣ο̣ς̣
2ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ἑνὸ̣ς̣ καὶ εἰκοστ̣οῦ (ἔτους) Τιβερίου
3Καίσαρος Σεβαστοῦ κατὰ μέρος ἀργυρίου
4δραχμὰς δεκαέξ, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιϛ̣. Ἀρίσ̣τ̣ω̣ν Ἀλ̣ε̣ξάν̣δρου
1Thus has paid Pachompos, son of Pachompos,
2for poll tax of the twenty first year of Tiberius
3Caesar Augustus, in installments, silver
4drachmas sixteen, = 16 dr. Ariston, son of Alexandros,
5I have written.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
39070 man Ariston, son of Alexandros praktor Ἀρίσ̣των Ἀλεξάνδρου pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Tiberius 21 34 CE 35 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317731
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317731 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1395 + 1417), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.