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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0393

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0393
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Publication Status unpublished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 left and 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 contribution for a statue and a bust of the emperor Hadrian (syneisphora andriantos kai protomes)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content receipt of praktor Sanmous through scribe Sarapion for the contribution for a copper statue and a silver bust of emperor Hadrian, paid by Patchnaus, son of K---, in second year of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σ̣ανμοῦς πράκ(τωρ). διέγρ(αψεν)
2Πατ̣χ̣ν̣αῦς Κ̣ -?- ὑπ(ὲρ)
3συνισφορς ἀ̣ν̣δ(ριάντος) χαλκ(οῦ)
4καὶ προτο̣μῆ̣ς̣ ἀ̣ρ̣γ̣υρᾶς Ἁδ̣ρ̣ιανοῦ
5τοῦ κυρίου ἀργυρίου (δραχμὰς) δ. (ἔτους) β Φα ̣-?-
1Sanmous, tax collector. Thus has paid
2Patchnaus, son of K---, for
3the contribution for a copper statue
4and a silver bust of Hadrian
5the lord, 4 silver dr. Year 2, Pha---.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
39100 man Patchnaus, son of K--- Πατ̣χ̣ν̣αῦς Κ̣ -?- pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 02 117 CE 118 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317473
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317473 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0393), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.