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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0574

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0574
Publication Number O.Wilck. 271
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 179 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 unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution for a fortress close to Phoinike, called Sandante(?)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Julius Serenus, collector of money taxes of Elephantine, and Valerion and Apollonios, candidates for the collectorship, nominated instead of Harpchemis, for contribution of year 18 for the fortress close to Phoinike, also called Sandante, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Petorzmethis and Thinpatransnouphis; with signature of Julius Serenus.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 4: // = Petorzmethios for father's name. change of hands in l. 10, signature
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλιος Σερῆνος πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης καὶ Ἀπολλώ-
2νιος Ἀμωνίου καὶ Οὐαλερίων Μη-
3μαρμ? 1BL 11.304 . ed. Μη|μ ̣ρβ( ) ἀναδοθέντες εἰς κλῆρον ἀντὶ Ἁρπχήμιος 2ed. Ἁρπ(αήσιος).
4διέγραψεν Πετορζμῆθις // 3l. Πετορζμήθιος μητρὸς Θιν-
5πατρανσνοῦφις ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν
6ιη (ἔτους) ὑπὲρ προυρίου περὶ Φοινίκην 4φοίνικ(ας) (?) BL 12.324 καλο[ύ-]
7μενον 5 l. καλουμένου Σανδαντ̣ην̣ δραχμὰς
8δέκα τέσσαρας ὀβολὸν ἡμιοβελιν 6 l. ἡμιωβέλιον
9δίχαλκον. (ἔτους) ιθ // Τῦβι ιε̣.
10Ἰούλιος Σερῆνος συναπέσχον.

1 BL 11.304 . ed. Μη|μ ̣ρβ( )
2 ed. Ἁρπ(αήσιος)
3 l. Πετορζμήθιος
4 φοίνικ(ας) (?) BL 12.324
5 l. καλουμένου
6 l. ἡμιωβέλιον
1Iulius Serenos, collector of money taxes at Elephantine and Apollo-
2nios, son of Ammonios, and Valerion --
3---, candidates for election nominated in place of Harpchemis.
4Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Petorzmethis ant the mother Thin-
5patransnouphis, for contributions
6of year 18, for the fortress around Phoinike?, also
7called Sandante, drachmas
8fourteen one and a half oboloi
9two chalkoi. Year 17, Tybi 15.
10Iulius Serenos, I have co-collected.
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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
    19985 man Apollonios, candidate praktor Ἀπολλώνιος Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Commodus 19 Tybi 15 179 January 10 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 308980
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76837
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;271
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 308980 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0574), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.