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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1936

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1936
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Publication Status unpublished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 143 and
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
State of Preservation (Text) surface damaged
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (i.e. for men who have fled) (merismos)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the misthotai Herakleides and Isidoros through the assistant Pachompsachis for the contribution of year 3 of Antoninus Pius, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Pachnoubis and Thinpsansnos, in year 6 of Antoninus Pius.
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
1Ἡρακλείδης καὶ ᾿Ισίδωρος μ̣ι̣σ̣θωταὶ πύλης
2Σοήνης̣ δ̣ι̣ὰ̣ Π̣αχομψάχιος βοηθοῦ.
3διέγραψεν Πάχνουβις Π̣α̣χ̣νούβεως μητρὸς
4Θινψανσνῶτος ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ
5γ (ἔτους) (δραχμὴν) α (πεντώβολον). (ἔτους) ς̣ Ἀντωνίνο̣υ̣
6τοῦ κυρίου Φαρμοῦθι ι̅γ̅.
1Herakleides and Isidoros, tax farmers of the Gate
2of Syene, through Pachompsachis, assistant.
3Thus has paid Pachnoubis, son of Pachnoubis and the mother
4Thinpsansnos, for the contribution
5of year 3, 1 dr. 5 ob. In year 6 of Antoninus
6the lord, Pharmouthi 13.
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 06 Pharmuthi 13 143 April 8 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317848
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317848 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1936), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.