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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0585

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0585
Publication Number O.Wilck. 198
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 145 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 of scribe 1 of Soter + Papremithes
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Soter and Papremithes, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine for merismos of year 8, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis and Thipsansnos.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 3 Petorzmetotos, cf. Blasco-Torres, ZPE 216, p. 231, no. 8.
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωτὴρ καὶ Παπρεμίθης
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν
3Παχνοῦβις Πετορζμητῶτες 1l. Πετορζμητῶτος, ed. Πετορζμπτῶτες
4μητρὸς Θιψανσνῶτες
5μερισμὸν η (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου
6Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου (δραχμὰς) β (διώβολον)
7Ἐπὶπ ιδ.

1 l. Πετορζμητῶτος, ed. Πετορζμπτῶτες
1Soter and Papremithes,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
3Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmetοs
4and the mother Thipsansnos,
5the contribution of year 8 of Antoninus
6Caesar the lord, 2 dr. 2 ob.,
7Epeiph 14.
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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
    24955 man Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis and Tipsansnos Παχνοῦβις Πετορζμήθου Τιψανσνωτος Παχνοῦμις ca. 6ο̣υ̣ μητρὸς Σενψανσνῶτ̣(ος) (old.) Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 08 Epeiph 14 145 July 8 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308979
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76766
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;198
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308979 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0585), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.