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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1421

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1421
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Publication Status unpublished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 166 and 167
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Serenos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Annius Decimus, tax farmer, though the assistant Serenus, for survey tax of date palms of year 6, paid in year 7 of Marc Aurel and Verus.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἄννιος Δέκμος μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερᾶς
2πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Σε̣ρήνου βοη(θοῦ). Διέγρ(αψεν) -?-
3ὑπὲρ γεομετρίας φοινεικ(ῶνος) γενή(ματος) ϛ (ἔτους)
4νόματος Πετορζ̣μήθεως -?- δραχ(μὰς) ὀκτὼ χα(λκίνην)
5(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) η̣ χα̣λκίνη. (ἔτους) ζ Ἀντω̣νίνου καὶ Οὐήρου
6Καισάρων τῶν κ̣υρίων -?-
1Annius Decimus, tax farmer of the Sacred
2Gate of Syene, through the assistant Serenus. Has paid ---
3for the survey tax of palm groves of the harvest of year 6
4on account of Petorzmethis ---eight drachmas Chalkine,
5= 8 dr. Cha(lkine). In year 7 of Antoninus and Verus
6Caesares the lords ---
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
24910 man Annius Decimus Ἄννιος Δέκμος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 07 166 CE 167 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317736
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317736 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1421), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.