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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0380

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0380
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Publication Status unpublished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 right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for survey tax on palm groves (γεωμετρίας φοινικῶνος)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of assistant Serenos for geometria phoinikonos of year 16 of Marc Aurel, paid by Sansnos, son of Pesaus, in year 17 of Marc Aurel
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ιζ (ἔτους) Αὐρη̣λίου Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος?
2τοῦ κυρίου̣, Τ̣ῦ̣β̣ι̣ ̣. διέγ(ραψεν) -?-
3ὑπὲρ γεομετρίας φοινεικῶνος γενή̣ματ(ος) ιϛ (ἔτους) ὀνόμ(ατος)
4Σανσνῶς̣ Πεσαῦτος δ̣ραχ(μὰς) -?- διὰ
5Σερήνου βο̣ηθοῦ.
1In year 17 of Aurelius Antoninus Caesar
2the lord, Tybi ?. Thus has paid ---
3for the survey tax on palm groves of the harvest of year 16, on account of
4Sansnos, son of Pesaus, drachmas ---, through
5the assistant Serenus.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
39080 man Sansnos, son of Pesaus Σανσνῶς̣ Πεσαῦτος pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius 17 Tybi 176 December 27 CE 177 January 25 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317467
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317467 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0380), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.