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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1502

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1502
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Publication Status unpublished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 167 and
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 Serenus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
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 poll tax of 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 μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης) Σοή(νης)
2διὰ Σερήνου βοηθοῦ. δ̣ιέγραψεν -?-
3Πετορζμήθεως ὑπὲρ λαογραφίας ζ (ἔτους) δ̣ραχ(μὰς) -?-
4(ἔτους) ζ Ἀν̣τ̣ω̣νίν̣ου καὶ Οὐήρου̣ Καισάρων τῶν
5κυρίων, Πα̣ῦ̣νι ις.
1Annius Decimus, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene,
2through the assistant Serenus. Has paid --- ,
3son of Petorzmethis, for poll tax of year 7 drachmas ---
4In year 7 of Antoninus and Verus Caesares the
5lords, Payni 16.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


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
Antoninus Pius + Verus 07 Payni 16 167 June 10 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317779
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317779 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1502), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.