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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0659

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0659
Publication Number O.Wilck. 96
Current Location Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Aswan / Syene (Swn; Συήνη, סונ, ⲥⲟⲩⲁⲁⲛ) [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 115 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
Script, additional A Demotic
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Language, additional A Demotic
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachompaimouthes?
  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 | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Dionysios, Ammonios and Pachomp(aimouthes) praktores argyrikon of Syene through Pachomp(aimouthes) for contribution. Demotic Subscription: Pachompaimouthes (scribe+praktor) in Egyptian as Pachnoumis, son of Imouthes, son of Psenchnoumis.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok: Trismegistos shows for the demotic names already entries: are they correct???
Multilingualism Bilingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Διονύσιος καὶ Ἀμώνιος καὶ Παχομπαιμοῦθης
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Σ̣ο̣ή̣νης. διέγραψεν Ἁρπαήσιος
3ὁ καὶ Πλοὺψ Πετεύριος μητρὸς
4Τισᾶτις ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ιη (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) β (ὀβολὸν).
5(ἔτους) ιη Τραιανοῦ Ἀρίστου τοῦ
6κυρίου Φαμενὼθ γ.
7Pa-H̱nm sꜣ I͗y-m-ḥtp sꜣ Pꜣ-šr-H̱nm

1Dionysios and Ammonios and Pachompaimouthes,
2collectors of money taxes at Syene. Thus has paid Harpaesis
3alias Ploups, son of Peteuris and the mother
4Tisatis, for the contribution of year 18, 2 dr. 1 ob.
5Year 18 of Traianus Optimus the
6lord, Phamenoth 3.
7Pachnoumis, son of Imouthes, son of Psenchnoumis.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σ̣ο̣ή̣νης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    12435 man Ammonios praktor (Syene) Ammonios praktor Greek, Ancient



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Trajan 18 Phamenoth 03 115 February 27 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310028
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 50750
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;96
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic); Emil Joubert (bibliography)
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310028 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0659), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic); Emil Joubert (bibliography).