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Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 35

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 35
Publication Number Mémoires 35 no. 035
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 16 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]


Object Type ostracon
Range of Preservation complete
Mounting (unknown)
Comments on Object Mesurements and remarks from publication. Lozachmeur: cv: 5YR4-5/4 ; cc: 2.5YR5/6.

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
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x + 6 + y x + 5 + y
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Ancient Title Missive. Re Legal Issue Regarding a Fugitive in Syene
Modern Title Inscription on Sherd
Gender Man



Transcription Translation Pictures
HL (variants)
1. שאל לנובל ל[...]
2. אנת אצר כתר[...]
3. מנ תנה אאתו ◦[...]
4. ואתה עמכ אזד[...]
5. באביגרא זי ◦[...]
1. אמר לאוריה[...]
2. חזי זי עבד[...]
3. קרק ב{י|ס}ונ וא[...]
4. אפ ברא מנ תר[עא ...]
5. קפרה וערק א◦[...]
6. ⸢זי י{ר|ד}{כ|מ}⸣נ בר אחו[טב ...]
1שאל לנובל ל
2אנת אמר כתר
3מנ תנה אאתו ◦
4ואתה עמכ אזדה
5באביגרא זי ◦
1אמר לאוריה
2חזי זי עבד
3קרק סונ וא
4אפ ברא מנ תרעא תדע
5קפרה וערק א◦
6אסונפר אחד אחר
1Inquire of Nûbal to[...]
2you (m.s.) say, "Wait!" (m.s.)
3from there I shall come ◦[...]
4and he came with you (m.s.) Bew⸢a⸣[re ...]
5with the penalty which ◦[...]
1say to ˀÛryah[...]
2See that he made [...]
3escaped/a fugitive of Syene and ˀ[...]
4Moreover, except [the] ga[te ...]
4 alt.Moreover, outside who will you kn[ow]?
5his/her pot and flee ˀ◦[...]
6ˀEs-wenefer(.) {sieze(d) | Then}[...]
Places (read out from edition)
  • סונ (places.xml#s8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    36550 man Nûbal נובל Aramaic, Imperial



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    -525 BCE -399 BCE ;







    DatasetID 312919
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Author James D. Moore, Emil Joubert (metadata)
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 312919 (= Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 35), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore, Emil Joubert (metadata) .