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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1993

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1993
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Publication Status unpublished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 170 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, scribe Ammonios I
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for poll tax (laographia)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Ammonios, collector of the poll tax (apaitetes laographias), for laographia of year 10 of Marc Aurel, paid by NN, son of Pelaias and Senpatchnautis, in year 11 auf Marc Aurel.
Location of Composition Elephantine 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
1Ἀμμώνιος ἀπαιτητὴς λαογραφίας. διέγραψεν
2 -5- Πελαίου μητρὸς Σενπατχναύ-
3τιος ὑ̣πὲρ λαογραφίας ι (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δέκα ἑπτὰ
4ὀβολ(όν), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιζ−. (ἔτους) ι̅α̅ Αὐρηλίου
5Ἀντων̣ίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
6vac. Θὼθ ι̅β̅.
1Ammonios, collector of poll tax. Thus has paid
2---, son of Pelaias and the mother Senpatchnau-
3tis, for poll tax of year 10, drachmas seventeen
4one obol, = 17 dr. 1 ob. In year 11 of Aurelius
5Antoninus Caesar the lord,
6Thoth 12.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
40370 man ---, son of Pelaias and Senpatchnautis -5- Πελαίου μητρὸς Σενπατχναύτιος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius 11 Thoth 12 170 September 9 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317860
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317860 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1993), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.