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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0061

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0061
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Publication Status unpublished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
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface damaged

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for date palms (akrodrya)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Bank receipt of Ammonios for akrodrya with signature of Ammonios the banker, paid by Pachompasenis, with arurai
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἔτους ζ Τιβερίου Καίσαρος
2Σεβαστοῦ Χοιὰκ γ̅. τέτα-
3κται ἐπὶ τὴν ἐν Συήν
4τράπεζαν ἐφ᾿ ἧς Ἀμμώνιος εἰς τὸ
5ς (ἔτος) ἀκροδρύων Παχομ-
6πάσηνις (ἤμισυ) ις´´ λβ´´.
7Ἀμμώνιος τραπεζίτης.
1In year 7 of Tiberius Caesar
2Augustus, Choiak 3. Thus has
3paid to the bank in Syene,
4of which Ammonios is in charge, for
5year 6, for date palms, Pachom-
6pasenis for 1/2 1/16 1/32 (aroura).
7Ammonios, banker.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4751 man Ammonios banker (roman) Ἀμμώνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Tiberius 07 Choiak 03 20 November 29 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317378
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317378 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0061), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.