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Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. Y2

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Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. Y2
Publication Number Mémoires 35 no. Y2
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 (something else)
Finder (= First Purchaser) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt unknown
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]


Object Type ostracon
Range of Preservation complete
Mounting (unknown)
Comments on Object Erasure. Mesurements and remarks from publication. Lozachmeur: cv: 2.5YR6/6 to 5YR6/6 ; cc: 2.5YR6/6 to 5YR6/6 ; edge: 5YR6/6.

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Text-Localization, Addendum cv parallel.
Script, Primary Phoenician
Language, Primary Phoenician
Comments on Handwriting Lozachmeur hand VIII.
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8


Text Content

Modern Title Illegible Ostracon.
Summary of Content This object is kept with Y3, which is similar in size and shape. The document is written in an ink that is not visible in IR. This implies that it is from the first (or later) centuries of the common era, during which it was common to use ink mixtures which are not picked up by IR light, but this is merely a guess. There is no archaeological or acquisitional context for this object. It is highly likely that it does NOT come from Elephantine. (See Lozachmeur's discussion of the CG "Y" collection.) The surviving text is Phoenician, or more precisely Punic, but no clear readings on the tablet can be secured.
Comments on Text See comments on summary.




RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
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Reserved Copyright




DatasetID 313199
last Change 29.07.2022
Author James D. Moore
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 313199 (= Ostr. Paris, AIBL Clermont-Ganneau no. Y2), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: James D. Moore.