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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0108

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0108
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Publication Status unpublished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 incomplete
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) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at lower left corner
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats and for guards (merismos potamophylakidon and custodias)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Ammonios and Sokration, collectors of money taxes of Elephantine, through the assistant Petorzmethis, for the contributions of river police boats and guards, paid by Psen---, son of -- and Thinpachnoubis in year 21 of Antoninus Pius.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀ̣μμώ̣νιος καὶ Σ̣ωκρατίων οἱ β̅ πράκτορες
2λ̣εφαντίνης διὰ Πετορζμήθου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Ψεν ̣ ̣ ̣  ̣-
3 -?- ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ μητρὸς Θινπαχνούβιος
4-?- ποταμοφυλακίδος καὶ κω̣στωδ̣ίας?
5 -?- (ἔτους) κα Ἀντωνίν̣ο̣υ̣ Καίσαρος
6τοῦ κυρίου Με̣σορη̣ ̣̅.
1Ammonios and Sokration, the 2 collectors
2at Elephantine, through the assistant Petorzmethis. Thus has paid Psan---
3--- of the mother Thinpachnoubis,
4for the contribution of river police boats and guards
5--- In Year 21 of Antoninus Caesar
6the lord, Mesore ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13790 man Ammonios praktor 2 Ἀμμώνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 21 Mesore 158 July 25 CE 158 August 23 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317399
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317399 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0108), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.