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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0880

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0880
Publication Number ined.
Current Location Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Publication Permission Status permission for publication assigned
Publication Status unpublished

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
Certainty: high
Finder (= First Purchaser) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
Certainty: high
Location of Find / Purchase in Egypt Elephantine
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution excavation finds
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Tuckett, Francis Fox
Certainty: high


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 153 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation surface covered with residue

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) surface partly covered with residue
Script, Primary Greek
Script, additional A Demotic
Script, additional B Demotic
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of the scribe of Domitius Phannianus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktores Iulius Cornelianus and Pelaias for the contribution of year 16 of Antoninus Pius, paid by Peteharoeris, son of Pesouris and Senpatchnaus, with demotic subscript of the praktor Pelaias, son of Petearensnouphis
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text same demotic hand as in OGL 5; name of taxpayer incertain
Multilingualism Script = Language Bilingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλιος Κορνηλιανὸς καὶ Π̣ε̣-
2λαίας πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέ-
3γραψεν Πετεαροῆρις Πεσο̣υ̣-? 1or Πο̣υή-?
4ρεως μητρὸς Θινπατχν̣α̣υ̣τις 2or Θινατπεχν̣ο̣υ̣μ̣ις?
5ῥυπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) δ ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν ις (ἔτους)_
6Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
7Φαμενὼθ ιζ̅.

1 or Πο̣υή-?
2 or Θινατπεχν̣ο̣υ̣μ̣ις?
7bPꜣ-mr-ı͗ḥ sꜣ Pꜣ-ḏı͗-I͗ry-
8 -ḥms nfr

1Iulius Cornelianus and Pe-
2laias, collectors, of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has
3paid Peteharoeris, son of Aroue-
4ris and the mother Thinpachnoumis?,
54 dr. brutto for the contribution of year 16
6of Antoninus Caesar the lord,
7Phamenoth 17.
7aPelaias, son of Petear-
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Ἐλεφαντίνης (places.xml#3)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    27490 man Iulius Cornelianus Ἰούλιος Κορνηλιανὸς Latin



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Antoninus Pius 16 Phamenoth 17 153 March 13 CE date in text;



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    previousely unpublished


    DatasetID 315832
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic)
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 315832 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0880), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer (Greek); Jan Moje (Demotic).