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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1447

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1447
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Publication Status unpublished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 105 and 106
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at 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 left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Hermogenes
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
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 of practor Hermogenes for laographia of year 8 of Trajan,paid in year 9? by Zmenpos, son of Petorzmethis
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1διέγραψ(εν) Ζμενπῶς Πετροσζμήθεως
2 -ca. 9- α(?) ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ὀγδώου
3(ἔτους) Τραιανοῦ Κ̣αίσαρος τοῦ
4κυρίου ἀργ(υρίου) (δραχμὰς) δεκαεπτά, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ.
5Ἑρμογένης Ἀμμωνᾶτος πράκτωρ
6ἔγραψα. (ἕτους) θ? Τραειανοῦ
7τοῦ κυρίου Τῦβι ͅ ̣?.
1Thus has paid Zmenpos, son of Petorzmethis,
2---, for poll tax of the eighth
3year of Trajan Caesar the
4the lord, silver dr. seventeen, = 17 dr.
5Hermogenes, son of Ammonas, collector,
6I have written. year 9? of Trajan
7the lord, Tybi ?.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4443 man Hermogenes (Ammonatos) praktor Ἑρμογένης Αμμωνατος πρακτωρ Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Trajan 09 Tybi 105 December 27 CE 106 January 25 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317747
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317747 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1447), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.