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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1566

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1566
Publication Number O.Wilck. 278
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]


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 190 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
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 documentary, hand currently unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for watch towers, guard posts and river police boats, and other works (merismoi skopelon, stationos, potamophylakidon, and allon ergon)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Marcus Annius Nemonianus, collector of money taxes at Elephantine, for contributions of year 29 and 30 of Commodus, paid by Harpaesis, son of Panapotis and Tremaos(?).
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 5: spopelon, leg. skopelon
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Μάρκος Ἄννιος Νεμωνια-
2νὸς πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης.
3διέγραψεν Ἁρπαῆσις Παναπώτε-
4ως μητρὸς Τρεμαῶτος ὑπὲρ
5μερισμῶν κθ (ἔτους) σποπέλω̣ν̣ 1l. σκοπέλων; ed. σ̣π̣ ̣ ̣ελω̣ν̣
6(διώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον) (δίχαλκον), λ (ἔτους) στατίωνος
7ποταμοφυλακίδων καὶ ἄλλων
8ἔργων (δραχμὰς) β (ὀβολὸν). (ἔτους) λ// Μεχεὶρ

1 l. σκοπέλων; ed. σ̣π̣ ̣ ̣ελω̣ν̣
1Marcus Annius Nemonianus,
2collector of money taxes at Elephantine.
3Thus has paid Harpaesis, son of Panapotis
4and the mother Tremaos, for
5contributions of year 29, for watch towers
62 1/2 ob. 2 ch., for year 30, for guard posts
7and river police boats and other
8works, 2 dr. 1 ob. Year 30, Mechir
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    28975 man Harpaesis, son of Panapotis and Tremaos? Ἁρπαῆσις Παναπώτεως Τρεμαῶτος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Commodus 30 Mecheir 15 190 February 9 CE date in text;



    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 308974
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76843
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;278
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308974 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1566), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.