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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1459

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1459
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Publication Status unpublished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 104 and 105
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,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktor Agathodoros for unknown tax of year 8 of Trajan
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀγαθεδωρος πράκ(τωρ) διέγραψ(εν)
2Πατόρζμηθις Πατραενσνούφ(εως)
3ὑ̣π̣(ὲρ) εξι̣δραχ()? τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ η (ἔτους) Τραιανοῦ Καίσαρος
4τοῦ κυρίου ἀργυ(ρίου) δραχ(μὰς) τρῖς, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) γ.
5(ἔτους) η Τραιανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
6Π̣α̣[ ̣ ̣ ̣?] Ἀ̣γα̣θ̣όδω̣ρ̣ο̣ς̣ ἔ̣γ̣ρ̣α̣ψ̣(α).
1Agathodoros, collector. Has paid
2Petorzmethis, son of Patraensnouphis,
3for --- of year 8 of Traianus Caesar
4the lord, silver drachmas three, = 3 dr.
5In year 8 of Traianus Caesar the lord,
6---. Agathodoros, I have written.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
42590 man Agathodoros, praktor (Trajan) Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Trajan 08 104 CE 105 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317755
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317755 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1459), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.