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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0415

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0415
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Publication Status unpublished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
Dating between 200 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation damaged at left and right

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, hand of O.Wilck. 293
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for telesma and prosodos of a mulberry-tree of Dionysos?
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Petorzmethis, son of Serenos, and Dionysodoros, son of Serenus, and Ammonas, son of Pachnoubmis, collectors of taxes in money and kind in Elephantine, for telesma and prosodos of a mulberry-tree? of Dionysos?, paid by Tanapotis on account of Peros in year 8? ob Septimius Severus
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender woman as tax payer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Πετόρζμηθις Σερήνου καὶ Διονυσόδωρος Σερήνου καὶ Ἀμμωνᾶς
2Παχνμούμεως καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν καὶ σιτικῶν
3Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν Ταναπῶτεις γαμ[έτη]
4Ψενκλαυτιανου ὑπὲρ τελεσμάτων καὶ προσόδων Διονυσ-?
5συ̣καμινέωνας (ἡμίσεως) (δραχμὰς) α (ὀβολὸν) λήμματος ζ (ἔτους) ὀνόματος Περως
6[(ἔτους) η]// Παχὼν ϛ̅.
1Petorzmethis, son of Serenus, and Dionysodoros, son of Serenus, and Ammonas,
2son fo Pachnoumis, and the other collectors of taxes in money and kind
3at Elephantine. Ηas paid Tanapotis, wife
4of Psenclaudianus, for the taxes and income of Dionys- ?
5for a half fig tree 1 dr. 1 ob. for the accounting of year 7, on account of Peros.
6In year 8, Pachon 6.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
28700 man Ammonas, son of Pachnoumis, prak. arg. + sit. Ἀμμωνα̣ς Παχνοῦμ(εως) pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Septimius Severus 08 Pachons 06 200 May 5 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317480
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317480 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0415), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.