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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 2004

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 2004
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Publication Status unpublished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 148 and 149
Criteria for Dating date in text incertain
Range of Preservation incomplete
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) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) surface damaged
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, scribe Ammonios I
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
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 Zenon, tax farmer of the Sacred gate of Soene through Ammonios, assistant, for poll tax, paid by ---, son of Pachnoubis and ---.
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
1Ζήνων μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερᾶς πύλ(ης) Σοήνης
2δ̣ι̣᾿ Ἀ̣μ̣μωνίου βοηθοῦ. διέγρα(ψεν) -?-
3 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ Παχ̣ν̣ούβιος μητρ̣ὸς -?-
4ὑ̣π̣ὲρ λ̣αογραφίας ια̣ (ἔτους) ἐπὶ λό̣γ̣ου δραχμὰς -?-
5 -?-
6 -?-
7 -?-
8 -?-
1Zenon, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene,
2through Ammonios, assistant. Thus has paid ---
3---, son of Pachnoubis and the mother ---
4for poll tax of year 11, on account, drachmas ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12570 man Ammonios I scribe Αμμωνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 11 148 CE 149 CE date in text damaged, year incertain;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317862
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317862 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 2004), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.