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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1565

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1565
Publication Number O.Wilck. 281
Current Location Paris, Musée National du Louvre
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
Finder (= First Purchaser) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Tuckett, Francis Fox


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 180 and 181
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

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 left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, cursive, hand of Sansnos (not mentioned).
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the praktores Ailius Didymos and Hermodoros, son of Soter, through the scribe Sansnos (not mentioned), for the price of public dates, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Iebis; with subscript of Hermodoros.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 5: subscript: Hermodoros synapeschon! Duttenhöfer
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Αἴλιος Διδύμος καὶ Ἑρμόδωρος Σωτῆρος πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης.
2διέγρ(αψεν) Παχνοῦβις Ἰήβεως ὑπὲρ τιμῆς δημοσίου φοίνικος γενήματος κ (ἔτους)
3δραχ(μας) ἓξ τετρώβολ(ον) (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ϛ (τετρώβολον). (ἔτους) κα Μάρκου
4Αὐρηλ(ίου) Κομμόδ(ου) Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
5 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ λ̅. Ἑ̣ρ̣μ̣ό̣δ̣ω̣ρ̣ο̣ς̣ συναπέσχον 1 ed. Μ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ σεσημίομαι

1 ed. Μ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ σεσημίομαι
1Aelius Didymos and Hermodoros, son of Soter, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine.
2Thus has paid Pachnoubis, son of Iebis, for the price of public dates of the harvest of year 20,
3six drachmas four obols, = 6 dr. 4 ob. Year 21 of Marcus
4Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Caesar the lord
5(month) 30. Hermodoros, I have co-collected.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12545 man Ailios Didymos praktor Ailios Didymos praktor Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Commodus 21 180 CE 181 CE date in text;



    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 308973
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76846
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;281
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308973 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1565), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.