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Ostr. Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Suppl. grec. Suppl. grec 721

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Collection Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Suppl. grec. Suppl. grec 721
Publication Number Wiener Stud. 7, 1885, p. 75, Wessely 1885
Current Location Paris, Bibliotheque Nationale
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]
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Wilson, Robert


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 167 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 scribe of "Asinnius"
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the money collectors Petronius Bassianus and Maker through the scribe Ammonios, for the contribution of year 7 (merismos), paid by NN? in year 8 of Marc Aurel and Verus.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text not in SB new new edition by RD
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Πετρώνιος Βασσιανὸς καὶ Μάκερ 1ed. ερμεια και ανκαρ ...
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης δι' Ἀμμωνίου βοηθοῦ 2ed. om. δι' Ἀμμωνίου γρ(αμματέως).
3διέγραψεν Σα̣ν̣σ̣ν̣ῶ̣ς̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ρ? μητρὸς 3ed. Σεναμουν Αυρ/ μητ
4ν...εχ? 4ed. ν...χ ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ζ (ἔτους) 5ed. μερισμων τ(ου) η ∟
5δραχμὰς τέσσαρες, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ. 6ed. δραχ τεσσαρ (ἔτους) η //
6vac. Θ̣ω̣θ̣ ι̅η̅. 7ed. ς

1 ed. ερμεια και ανκαρ ...
2 ed. om. δι' Ἀμμωνίου γρ(αμματέως)
3 ed. Σεναμουν Αυρ/ μητ
4 ed. ν...χ
5 ed. μερισμων τ(ου) η ∟
6 ed. δραχ τεσσαρ
7 ed. ς
1Petronius Bassianus and Maker,
2collector of money taxes at Elephantine, through Ammonios, assistant.
3Thus has paid Sansnos --- and the mother
4--- for the contribution of year 7
5four drachmas, = 4 dr. Year 8,
6Thoth 18.
Paris BN ‬suppl. gre
Reserved Copyright
Paris BN suppl. grec 7
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    20075 woman Ammonios, scribe of Asinnius (boethos?) Ammonios? Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Marcus Aurelius + Verus 08 Thoth 18 167 September 16 CE date in text;



    Paris BN ‬suppl. gre
    Reserved Copyright
    Paris BN suppl. grec 7
    Reserved Copyright




    DatasetID 309187
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 145246
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309187 (= Ostr. Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Suppl. grec. Suppl. grec 721), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.