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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 2084

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 2084
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Publication Status unpublished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 152 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at upper left corner

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 upper left corner
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, Ammonos I
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for trade tax (χειρωναξίου)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the tax farmer Stlaccius through his assistant Ammonios for trade tax of year 15 of Antoninus, paid by Harpaesis, son of Petorzmethis, in year 16 of Antoninus
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκι̣ο̣ς̣ μισθωτὴς ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοή̣νης
2διὰ Ἀ̣μμωνίου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν
3Ἁρπ̣ά̣ησις Πετορζμήθου ὑπὲρ χει̣-
4ρ̣ωναξίου ιε̣ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δώ̣-
5δ̣εκα, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ιβ. (ἔτους) ι̅ς̅
6Ἀ̣ντωνείνου Καίσαρος
7τοῦ κυρίου Φαωφι κ̅δ̅.
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred Gate of Syene,
2through the assistant Ammonios. Thus has paid
3Harpaesis, son of Petorzmethis, for trade
4tax of year 15, drachmas twelve,
5= 12 dr. In year 16
6of Antoninus Caesar
7the lord, Phaophi 24.
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 16 Phaophi 24 152 October 21 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317868
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317868 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 2084), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.