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Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 81

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 81
Publication Number Mémoires 35 no. 081
Current Location Paris, Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
Publication Permission Status no permission for publication necessary
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
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 Palimpsest or erasure. Mesurements and remarks from publication. Lozachmeur: cv: 10YR7/3 ; cc: 2.5YR6/6.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object concave (inside)
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+7+y
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Fragmentary Ostracon to Nathan. Re: Fish and Wood
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | letter
Location of Composition Elephantine / Syene (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
HL (variants)
cc. 01. ‮ שלמ נתנ כענ ה◦◦[...]
cc. 02. ‮ מ⸢אל כ⸣◦◦◦◦◦◦י[...]
cc. 03. ‮ ◦[...]
cc. 04. ‮ [...]
cc. 05. ‮ סמ◦◦[...]
cc. 06. ‮ הוש⸢ר⸣ת באלפ א[ספמת ...] / (7) עקנ 𐡛 ט[בנ ...]
1שלמ נתנ כענ הלו
2מאנ כענ נונ זעיר
3◦◦... ...◦א◦
4לסונ נוניא ...
5הושרת באלפ אספמת
6עקנ 𐡜 ט◦
1Greetings, Nathan. Now, in⸢deed⸣[ ...]
2a vessel. N⸢ow, fish⸣ are fe[w ...]
3◦◦... ...◦ˀ◦[...]
4[to ]Syene(.) ⸢the fish⸣ ...[...]
5I sent in the boat of ˀE[spemet]
620 wood (units) Ṭ◦[...]
Places (read out from edition)
  • סונ (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    41515 man Natan נתנ Aramaic, Imperial



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







    DatasetID 312965
    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 312965 (= Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS, Clermont-Ganneau no. 81), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore, Emil Joubert (metadata) .