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Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. X21

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. X21
Publication Number Mémoires 35 no. X21
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]
Certainty: high
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]
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1911 and 1911
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles


Object Type ostracon
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Lateral parts broken off in undetermined extent.
Mounting (unknown)
Comments on Object Erasure and strains. Mesurements and remarks from publication. Lozachmeur: cv: 5YR6/3 ; cc: 5YR6/4.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Text-Localization, Addendum cv parallel, cc erased.
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) All line beginnings and endings broken off in undetermined extent.
Script, Primary Demotic
Language, Primary Demotic
Comments on Handwriting Lozachmeur: early demotic.
Comments on Text Layout Wide line pitch. The text covers nearly the entire (preserved) ostracon.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+3+y 0
Quantity of Columns 1 0
Line Lenght (in mm) 62 0
Column Height (in mm) 42 0
Height of Line / Letter
Line Distance 62 x 42 0


Text Content

Modern Title ostracon with unclear content
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
Summary of Content Content unclear due to fragmentary condition. Once the season pr.t is mentioned.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language



Transcription Translation Pictures
x+2 pr.t
x+1[///]⸢..?..⸣ [///]
x+2[///] peret ⸢..?..⸣ [///]
x+3[///]⸢..?..⸣ [///]
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
3560 (unknown) (Unknown [lost]) (Unknown [lost]) (none)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Late period - Early Ptolemaic dynasty -664 BCE -222 BCE Dating by palaeography, dating by prosopography;



Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 313185
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Jan Moje; Emil Joubert (bibliography); James D. Moore (Metadata)
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 313185 (= Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. X21), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Jan Moje; Emil Joubert (bibliography); James D. Moore (Metadata).