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Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS Clermont-Ganneau no. 277

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS Clermont-Ganneau no. 277
Publication Number Mémoires 35 no. 277; TAD D.7.30
Current Location Paris, Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres
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. Mesurements and remarks from publication. Lozachmeur: cv: 7.5YR5-6/4 ; cc: 7.5YR6/4 and 5YR5/4-6.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object concave (inside)
Text-Localization, Addendum cc parallel.
Script, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
Language, Primary Aramaic, Imperial
Comments on Handwriting Lozachmeur hand Id.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 3
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Inscription on Sherd
Summary of Content Scribal exercise (?). Start of letter using papyri letter formula written on ostracon.
Comments on Text See further AD-S, Revue de l'histoire des religions, 128, 1944, p. 28-39. AD-S, CRAI, 1944, p. 259-260. Pritchard, Ancient Near Eastern Texts relating to the Old Testament, 1955, chap. Aramaic Letters. Grelot, 1972, DAE 88. AY-BP, TADAE 4, D.7.30, pl. 178. B. Porten, The Context of Scripture, vol. III, Archival Documents from the Biblical World, ed. Hallo, 2002, p. 212.



Transcription Translation Pictures
1אלאחי חגי אחוכ
2ירחו שלמ אהי
3בל ונבו ושמש ונרגל
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
29330 man Bel בל Aramaic, Imperial







DatasetID 313161
last Change 29.07.2022
Author James D. Moore
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 313161 (= Ostr. Paris, AIBL CIS Clermont-Ganneau no. 277), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore.