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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0467

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0467
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Publication Status unpublished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 167 and 168
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 5+y
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for Behen nuts (myrobalanoi)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Hierax and Herodes, supervisors, through the assistants Marcus Annius Nemonianus and Serenos Junior, for Behen-nuts
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἱέραξ καὶ Ἡρώδης ἐπι̣τηρητ(αὶ)
2ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης διὰ Μάρκο(υ) Ἀννίο(ῦ)
3Νεμωνιανο καὶ Σερήνο ̣ -?-
4 -?- ο̣υμ-?. ἐμέτρησεν ̣ -?-
5 -?- ὑπ(ὲρ) (τρίτης) νομοῦ μυροβαλάνου γενήμ(ατος) ζ (ἔτους)
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1Hierax and Herodes, supervisors
2of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through Marcus Annius
3Nemonianus and Serenus ---
4---. Has paid ---
5--- for the third of the nome for behen-nuts of the harvest of year 7?
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12505 man Herodes epiteretes Herodes Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 08 167 CE 168 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317502
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317502 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0467), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.