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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1481

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1481
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Publication Status unpublished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 156 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 unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
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 farmer Stlaccius through Serenus the younger, for poll tax of year 19 of Antoninus, paid by Valerios, son of Harpaesis and Thiepsis in year 20 of Antoninus.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκκ̣ιος μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης
2διὰ Σερήνου νεωτέρου. διέγραψεν Οὐαλερὶς
3Ἁρπαήσεως μητρὸς Θιέψις ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ιθ (ἔτους)
4δραχ(μὰς) τέσσαρες, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ. (ἔτους) κ Ἀντωνίνου
5Καίσαρος̣ τοῦ κυρίου μηνὸς Ἁδριανοῦ
6vac. ι̅ζ̅.
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene,
2through Serenus the younger. Thus has paid Valerius,
3son of Harpaesis and the mother Thiepsis, for poll tax of year 19
4four drachmas, = 4 dr. In year 20 of Antoninus
5Caesar the lord, in the month Hadrianos
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
29180 man Serenos the younger: neoteros (scribe with Serenos 158) διὰ Σερήνου νεωτέρου Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 20 Hadrianos 17 156 December 13 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317769
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317769 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1481), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.