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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0331

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0331
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Publication Status unpublished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 all sides
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats and guard posts (merismos potamophylakidon and stationos)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Petorzmethis (alias Pachompsachis), praktor of Elephantine, for merismoi for river police boats and stationos in year 18 of Hadrian
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
x– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
x+1 -?- ̣ [ ̣] ̣ -?-
x+2 -?- ὑπ(ὲρ) μερι̣σμοῦ ποτα̣μονφυλ(ακίδος) -?-
x+3 -?- ιζ (ἔτους) ῥυπ(αρ-) (δραχμ-) -?-
x+4 -?- ποταμ̣ονφυλακίδος σὺν̣ στατ(ίωνος) -?-
x+5 -?- ῥυπ(αρὰς) (δραχμὰς) β ???? χβ. (ἔτους) ιη Ἁ̣δριανοῦ
x+6 -?- τοῦ κυρίου ̣ -?-
x– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
x+2--- for the contribution of river police boats ---
x+3--- of year 17, brutto, ---
x+4--- river police boats and guard posts ---
x+5--- , brutto, 2 dr. 1 ob. 2 ch. Year 18 of Hadrian
x+6--- the lord ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
8060 not applicable (No persons mentioned in the [preserved] text) (No persons mentỈoned Ỉn the [preserved] text) (none)



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 18 133 CE 134 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317447
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317447 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0331), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.