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Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 10

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 10
Publication Number Mémoires 35 no. 010
Current Location Paris, Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
Publication Permission Status permission for publication upon enquiry only
Publication Status published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Discovery archaeological excavation
Date of Discovery
Term. Ante / Post Quem Non
between 8 3 1907 and
Finder (= First Purchaser) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution excavation finds


Object Type ostracon
Range of Preservation complete
Mounting (unknown)
Comments on Object Maybe palimpsest or erasure. Measurements and remarks from publication. Lozachmeur: cv: 5YR6-7/3-4; cc: 5YR5-6/3-4. Traces of an illegible palimpsest on cv.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Text-Localization, Addendum cc perpendicular.
Script, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
Language, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
Comments on Handwriting Lozachmeur hand V.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x + 5 + y


Text Content

Modern Title Inscription on Sherd
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | letter
Summary of Content Fragmentary missive (?) recording (threatening) exchange between parties.



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ו בשתה ונפק דמינ רמינ
2לא כבדא כברא ואמר לה אנה 1Lemaire, Review and Mémoires 35 AS-S read the tale of the כ as a separate character.
3 דמא רמא מנ שתע שתא
4ס ועד ואמרתלה ואמרתה פס◦
5 המיסה

1 Lemaire, Review and Mémoires 35 AS-S read the tale of the כ as a separate character.
1[...]◦W with six(?) and ⸢our⸣ value/blood went out [...]
2[...]Lˀ \the abundant/honorific/Kabdô/. I shall say to him/her […]
3[...] the value is more than the six.
3 alt.[...] the blood from one who fears(?)
4[...]◦S and until and I said <to> him Ps◦[...]
5[…] measured(?) Y◦◦[…]
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
22790 (unknown) Psam... פסמ... Aramaic, Imperial



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
27th dynasty ;







DatasetID 312894
last Change 29.07.2022
Author James D. Moore
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 312894 (= Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 10), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore.