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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0602

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0602
Publication Number O.Wilck. 297
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 171 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Surface abraded and damaged.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) surface damaged and abraded
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Marcus Annius Nemonianus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 11
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for Behen nuts
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Tithoetion and collegues, supervisors (epiteretai) of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Marcus Annius Nemonianus, collector (apaitetes), for the Third of Behen-nuts (myrobalanon) of the nome of the harvest of year 8 and 9 and 10 in year 11 of Marc Aurel, paid in kind (matia) by Menophilos on account of Harpaesis, son of Pachnoubis
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text ok (small changes, supply of nomou)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Τιθοητίων καὶ Στέφανος
2ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης
3Σοήνης διὰ Μάρκου Ἀννίου
4Νεμωνιανοῦ. ἐμέτρησεν
5Μηνόφιλος ὑπὲρ γ̅ νομοῦ μυροβαλάνων
6γενήματος η (ἔτους) καὶ θ (ἔτους) καὶ ι (ἔτους)
7εἰ̣ς̣ τ̣ὸ̣ γ̣ ὀνόμ(ατος) Ἁρπαῆσις Πα̣-
8χνούβιος ἀπ ματίων ζ τὸ ἕκτον.
9(ἔτους) ια Ἀντωνίνου
10Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
11Τῦβι η̅.
1Tithoetion and Stephanos,
2supervisors of the Sacred Gate
3of Syene, through Marcus Annius
4Nemonianus. Thus has measured
5Menophilos for the third of the nome of behen-nuts
6of the harvest of year 8 and year 9 and year 10
7---? on account of Harpaesis, son of Pa-
8chnoubis, of a total of 7 matia one sixth.
9Year 11 of Antoninus
10Caesar the lord,
11Tybi 8.
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    4238 man Harpaesis, son of Pachnoubis/Pachnoumis Ἁρπαησις Παχνούμεως pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 11 Tybi 08 171 January 3 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 310230
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 76860
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.wilck;;297
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 310230 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0602), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.