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Ostr. Paris, Louvre E 32583

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre E 32583
Publication Number Etudes coptes VII 29-30
Current Location magazine
Publication Permission Status (unknown)
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
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Dating of Object 5-7th cent. CE
Range of Preservation complete

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) Eight well readable lines preserved.
Script, Primary Coptic
Language, Primary Coptic
Comments on Handwriting Practised document hand. Supralinear stroke used.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | letter
Summary of Content Israel the cornicular writes to Kyriakos the ex-scribe to send the surety that he receives immediately to Aswan.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion Christianity



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ϯ ⲧⲁⲁⲥ ⲛ︦ⲕⲩⲣⲓⲁⲕⲟⲥ
2ⲁⲡⲟⲅⲣ,ⲁⲡⲟⲅⲣⲁⲙⲙⲁⲧⲉⲩⲥ ϩⲓⲧⲛ︦ⲡⲕⲟⲣ,ⲕⲟⲣⲛⲓⲕⲟⲩⲗⲁⲣⲓⲟⲥ ⲓⲥⲣⲁⲏⲗ
3ϩⲛ︦ⲧⲉⲩⲛⲟⲩ ⲧⲉⲕⲛⲁϫⲓ ϯ
4ⲃⲗ︦ϫⲉ ⲟⲩⲱϣⲉ ⲛ︦ⲅ︦ϫⲓ ⲧⲉⲛ
5ⲅⲩⲏ ⲛ︦ⲙⲁⲧ︦ⲥ︦ ⲛ︦ⲅ︦ϫⲟⲟⲩ
6ⲓⲥⲛⲥⲓⲅⲛⲉ ⲛ︦ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲛ
1Give this to Kyriakos
2the ex-scribe, from Israel the cornicular.
3As you receive this
4ostracon (document) and you get the
5surety, send it
6...?... of Aswan
7with haste
8and to place.
Louvre E_32583_S1_001
© 2020 Musée du Louvre, dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Christian Décamps
Places (read out from edition)
  • ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲛ (places.xml#s8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    17760 man Israel the cornicular ⲡⲕⲟⲣ, ⲓⲥⲣⲁⲏⲗ Coptic



    Louvre E_32583_S1_001
    © 2020 Musée du Louvre, dist. RMN-Grand Palais/Christian Décamps




    DatasetID 308350
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 85007
    Author Andrea Hasznos
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308350 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre E 32583), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Andrea Hasznos.