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Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 86

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 86
Publication Number Mémoires 35 no. 086
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status permission for publication upon enquiry only
Publication Status published

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 donation
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1911 and 1911
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Color pottery, light brown
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Left part broken off in undetermined extent.
Mounting (non [ostracon])

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object concave (inside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) Only three lines are preserved, with all line endings lost in undetermined extent.
Script, Primary Middle Demotic
Language, Primary Ptolemaic Demotic
Comments on Text Layout Wide line pitch. The fragment is too small to get adeqauate information on the text layout.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+3 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 29 0
Column Height (in mm) 30 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance x+29+y x x+30 0


Text Content

Modern Title list of names
Ancient Archives administrative archive of unclear context
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | account
  • documentary | list
Summary of Content Fragmentary list of names.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man



Transcription Translation Pictures
1nꜣ rn 1Suggestion J. Moje.
2Ḥr-nfr sꜣ
3Pꜣ-mr-ı͗ḥ sꜣ

1 Suggestion J. Moje.
1The names/ list[///].
2Harnouphis, son of [///].
3Pelaias, son of [///].
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
11205 man Harnouphis, son of [///] Ḥr-nfr sꜢ [///] pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaic dynasty -332 BCE -30 BCE ;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 307424
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 112617
Author Jan Moje
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 307424 (= Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 86), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje.