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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0505

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0505
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Publication Status unpublished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 182 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
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) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Sansnos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Apollonios, son of Ammonios, through ---, and Ammonios, son of Sokrates, praktores of Elephantine, through the assistant Sansnos, for the merismos of year 32 of Commodus, paid by Papremithes, son of Bienchis
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀπολλώνιος Ἀμωνίου δι ̣ ̣ χ ̣ ̣? καὶ
2Ἀμ̣ώνιος Σ̣ω̣κράτους πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης δι᾿ ἐμοῦ
3Σ̣ανσ̣ν̣ῶτος β̣ο̣ηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Παπρεμίθης Βιήγχεως
4ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ κβ (ἔτους) (δραχμὴν) α (ὀβολὸν) (ἡμιωβέλιον).
5(ἔτους) κβ̣// Ἐπει̣φ ι̅θ̅
1Apollonios, son of Ammonios, through ----, and
2Ammonios, son of Sokrates, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine, through me
3Sansnos, assistant. thus has paid Papremithes, son of Bienchis,
4for the contribution of year 22, 1 dr. 1 1/2 ob.
5In year 22, Epeiph 19.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
21405 man Ammonios, son of Sokrates, praktor? Αμμώνιος Σωκράτους Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Commodus 22 Epeiph 19 182 July 13 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317512
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317512 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0505), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.