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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1480

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1480
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Publication Status unpublished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 141 and
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 Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
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 the tax farmers Herakleides and Isidoros through the assistant Pachompsachis for poll tax of year 4, paid by Pachompapremithes --- in year 5 of Antoninus
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ηρακλείδ̣ης καὶ Ἰσίδω-
2ρος μισθ(ωταὶ) πύλης Σοήνης
3διὰ Παχόμψαχις βοηθοῦ.
4διέγρα(ψεν) Παχομπαπρε-
5μίθ(ης) -?- μωνθ? ὑπὲρ
6λαο(γραφίας) δ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δέκα
7ἑπτὰ ὀβολ(όν), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ (ὀβολός). (ἔτους) ε Ἀντωνίνου
8Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Θωθ
1Herakleides und Isidoros,
2tax farmers of the Gate of Syene,
3through Pachompachis, assistant.
4Thus has paid Pachompapre-
5mithes, son of ---mothes, for
6poll tax of year 4, drachmas seven-
7teen obol one. In year 5 of Antoninus
8Caesar the lord, Thoth
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12980 man Herakleides misthotes Ἡρακλείδης misthotes Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 05 Thoth 15 141 September 12 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317768
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317768 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1480), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.