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Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. X27

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. X27
Publication Number Mémoires 35 no. X27
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 Tunisia
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: 10YR8/3 and 7.5YR8/2-4 ; cc: 7.5YR8/4 ; edge: 2.5YR7/6 ; eventually from Tunisia and not Egypt.

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: neo-punic, writen in red.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+3+y
Height of Line / Letter


Text Content

Modern Title Neo-Punic Ostracon from Tunisia (?)
Text Types
  • documentary
Summary of Content Following the ceramic analysis in Lozachmeur (p. 130), this is deemed as coming from Tunisia, not Elephantine. For discussion of the difficulty of identifying the provenance of the "X" collection, see Lozachmeur.




RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
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DatasetID 313191
last Change 29.07.2022
Author James D. Moore
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 313191 (= Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. X27), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore.