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Ostr. Paris, AIBL Aram., Clermon-Ganneau X 32

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, AIBL Aram., Clermon-Ganneau X 32
Publication Number lit
Current Location Paris, Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
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
Date of Discovery
Term. Ante / Post Quem Non
between 12 2 1907 and 1911
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]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 100 and 200
Criteria for Dating paleography
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
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting clumsy hand, roman, pupil's hand
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 65
Column Height (in mm) 38
Line Distance 65 x 38


Text Content

Modern Title writing exercise, school text
Ancient Author of Text Chairemon
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • scientific | writing exercise
Summary of Content citation of a saying of Eurypides.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text tagging?
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
side 1
1Εὐρειπέδης 1l. Εὐριπίδης
2τῶν τραγωδίων
3ποιητὴς εἰπεν: τυ-
4χὴ τὰ τῶν ἀνθρώ-
5πων πράγματα
6οὐκ εὐβούλεια.

1 l. Εὐριπίδης
side 1
1Euripides, the
2writer of tragedies
3has said:
4Chance rules the dealings
5of people,
6not planning.
AIBL X_32_S1_001
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Paris AIBL X 32_S1_001
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Paris AIBL X 32_S2_001
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13450 man Eurypides Eurypides Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
100 CE 200 CE palaeographical dating;



AIBL X_32_S1_001
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Paris AIBL X 32_S1_001
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Paris AIBL X 32_S2_001
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DatasetID 308641
last Change 29.07.2022
Trismegistos 59440
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 308641 (= Ostr. Paris, AIBL Aram., Clermon-Ganneau X 32), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.