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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0479

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0479
Publication Number Cripel 18, 2
Current Location Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status partly 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
Finder (= First Purchaser) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
Certainty: high
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) “Bequest of Theodora Wilbour from the collection of her father, Charles Edwin Wilbour.”
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 179 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left and right side.

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 and right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand not yet known
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
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 Iulius Serenus, praktor argyrikon of Elephantine and Hermodoros, son of Soter, subordinate apaitetes, for the price of public dates, paid by Thinchnoubis in the name of Kalasiris, son of Prempsais? in year 18 of Marc Aurel and Commodus
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text corr. l. 2-3: katasta-theis apait(). full edition will appear in O.Eleph. II
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman as taxpayer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλ(ιος) Σερῆνος πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης
2καἙρμόδωρος Σωτῆρος καταστ̣α- 1ed. Καταρ̣[
3θεὶς ἀπαιτ̣ητὴς. διέγραψεν Θινχνουβ(ις)
4ΝΝ? ὑπ(ὲρ) τιμῆς δημοσίου φοίνεικοςγενήματος
5ιζ (ἔτους) όνό(ματος) Καλασῖρις Πεκ-?-
6-?- χαλκίνην. (ἔτους) ιη Αὐρηλίων
7 Ἀντωνείνου καὶ Κομμόδου
7+y- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

1 ed. Καταρ̣[
1Iulius Serenus, collector of money taxes at Elephantine,
2and Hemodoros, son of Soter, subordinate
3collector. Thus has paid Thinchnoubis,
4(daughter of ?), for the price of public dates of the harvest
5of year 17?, on account of Kalasiris, son of Pek---?
6--- ? 1 chalkine (copper drachma of 20 obols?). Year 18 of Aurelius
7Atnoninus and Aurelius Commodus---
7+y- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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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
    12550 man Hermodoros, son of Soter praktor Hermodoros praktor Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Marcus Aurelius + Commodus 18 177 CE 178 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 309165
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 140222
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309165 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0479), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.