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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1571

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1571
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Publication Status unpublished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 155 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left and 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 left and right
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 for poll tax ( laographia) and trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the tax farmer STlaccius through Dionysodoros for poll tax and trade tax, probably for one fifth of year 16 of Antoninus, paid by NN; with signature of Serenus, brother of Dionysodoros.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκιος μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης. διέγρ(αψεν) -?-
2 -10-12- π̣ωτεως μητρὸς Θινψανσ() -?-
3-?- ̣̅ (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ (ἡμιωβέλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ζ (τριώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον). (ἔτους) ιθ ?
4Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Θὼθ β̅ . Δ̣ιονυσόδωρος
5διὰ Σερήνου ἀδελφοῦ ἔσχον δραχμὰς ἑπτὰ τριώβολ(ον)
6(ἡμιωβέλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ζ (τριώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον).
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene. Thus has paid ---,
2son of ---pos and the mother Thinpsansnos?, ---
3---, = 4 dr 1/2 ob., = 7 dr. 3 1/2 ob. In year 19?
4of Antoninus Caesar the lord, Thoth 2. (h. 2) I, Dionysodoros,
5through Serenus, his brother, have recieved seven drachmas three obols
61/2 ob., = 7 dr. 3 1/2 ob.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12530 man Dionysodoros scribe Dionysodoros Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 19 Thoth 02 155 August 31 CE date in text, year incertain;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317788
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317788 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1571), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.