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Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 11

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 11
Publication Number Mémoires 35 no. 011
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
Rotation around horizontal axis (top to bottom)
Range of Preservation complete
Mounting (unknown)
Comments on Object Palimpsest or erasure on both side. Measurements and remarks from publication. Lozachmeur: cv: 10YR5/3 and 6/3; cc: 10 YR6/2-3; edge: 10YR6/3.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object concave/convex (inside/outside)
Text-Localization, Addendum cc perpendicular.
Script, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
Language, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
Comments on Handwriting cc: Lozachmeur hand Id; cv: Lozachmeur hand Ic and Id (?).
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x + 2+ y x + 4 + y
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Inscription on Sherd
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | letter
Summary of Content Fragmentary missive which discusses "sin" and flour.
Multilingualism Monolingual
Gender Man



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Mémoires 35: 1. [...]◦ משלמ כענת 2. [...] זעירתה עמכ 3. [...]לא חט⸣מ א⸢ושר/ו\ 4. [...]◦◦ ⸣ל⸢ה קמחא
1 משלמ כענת
2זעירתה עמכ
3לה חטא2Others read חטמ. אושרו
4ה קמחא
3Mémoires 35: 1. [...]ה ל⸣ה⸢ יומא 2. [...] ולא פצלנ
1ה לה יומא
2ולא פשרנ

1 Mémoires 35: 1. [...]◦ משלמ כענת 2. [...] זעירתה עמכ 3. [...]לא חט⸣מ א⸢ושר/ו\ 4. [...]◦◦ ⸣ל⸢ה קמחא
2 Others read חטמ.
3 Mémoires 35: 1. [...]ה ל⸣ה⸢ יומא 2. [...] ולא פצלנ
1[...] Meshullam. Now,
2[...]her/his/its small amount (f.) with you
3[...]to the sin(?). Send (pl.)
4[...]◦◦◦H the flour
1[...]H to him today
2[...] and without fail.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
22800 man Meshullam משלמ Aramaic, Imperial



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







DatasetID 312895
last Change 29.07.2022
Author James D. Moore
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 312895 (= Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 11), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore.