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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0416

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0416
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Publication Status unpublished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 197 and 198
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left, right and bottom

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, right and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7+y
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for telesmata and prosodoi tes genamenes episkepseos
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Ammonas, son of Pachnoubmis, and Petorzmethis, son of Serenos, and Dionysodoros, son of Serenus, collectors of taxes in money and kind in Elephantine, for telesmata and prosodoi of the last survey (episkepsis), paid by Thina---
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
1Ἀμμων̣ᾶς Παχνούβεως καὶ Π̣ετόρζ(μηθις) Σερή(νου)
2καὶ Διονυσόδωρος Σερήνου πράκ(τορες) σιτικ(ῶν)
3καὶ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν Θινα̣ -?- ὑπ(ὲρ) τελεσμ(άτων) καὶ
4προσόδων τῆς γεναμένης ἐπισκέ̣ψ̣εως -?-
5λήμματος ε (ἔτους) ἐπὶ λόγου δραχμ-? -?-
6(ἔτους) ϛ // ̣ -?-
7 ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ -?-
y – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1Ammonas, son of Pachnoubis, and Petorzmethis, son of Serenus,
2and Dionysodoros, son of Serenus, collectors of taxes in kind
3and money at Elephantine. Thus has paid Thina--- for telesmata and
4the income resulting from the recent inspection ---
5of the account of year 5, on account, drachm---
6In year 6 ----
7(h. 2) ---
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


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 06 197 CE 198 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317481
last Change 15.08.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317481 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0416), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.