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Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. 103

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. 103
Publication Number Mémoires 35 no. 103
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
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. Hole - maybe a label. Mesurements and remarks from publication. Lozachmeur: cv: 10YR6/3 ; 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
Comments on Handwriting Lozachmeur hand IV.
Comments on Text Layout Only cv and with hole for string drilled in it.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+5+y x+2
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Amulet with Sacrifices
Text Types
  • Amulet charm
Summary of Content See discussion in Moore's ERC publication article. Amulet remindering offerer of offering for self and family.



Transcription Translation Pictures
HL's edition CC:
1. חספא זא זי {כ|ר}ח◦[ת...]
2. זי יקרב על יה[ה...]
3. ח{כ|ר}ה זי אבד[...]
4. כזי יקריה
5. ש{ו|י}{ר|כ}{מ|ס}נה
1חספא זא | זי מחתא
2זי יקרב על יהו
3חדה זי אבה
4כזי יקדיה
5כעת 𐡘𐡘 זי אמה
1This clay(-receipt) (f.) is | of ⸢the grai⸣n offe⸢rings⸣
2which he shall offer to Yah⸢ô⸣
3one is ˀAbah’s
4Just as are his offerings to be burned.
5⸢Now, 2, are⸣ his ⸢mo⸣ther⸢’s⸣.
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
11525 man Yahu / Yaho יהו / יה / יהה Aramaic, Imperial



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







DatasetID 312987
last Change 29.07.2022
Author James D. Moore, Emil Joubert (metadata)
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 312987 (= Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. 103), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore, Emil Joubert (metadata) .