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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0560 + 1971

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0560 + 1971
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Publication Status unpublished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 189 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation joined of two fragments

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,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for rent (enoikion oikopedon)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of year 29 of Commodus for rent on state owned houses, apid by Meneus, issued by the assistant Ammonios (cf. Eleph. 4725)
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text to be joined to OGL 1971
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1κθ (ἔτους) Μάρκου Αὐρηλίου
2Κομ̣μόδο̣υ Ἀντωνίνου
3Καίσαρο̣ς̣ τοῦ κυρίου Μεχεὶρ κ̣̅ϛ̅.
4διέγραψεν Με̣ν̣ε̣υ̣ς ὑπὲρ ἐνοι̣κ̣ίου
5οἰκ̣ο̣πέδων κη (ἔτους) δραχμὰς [τέσσαρες, (γίνονται)] (δραχμαὶ) δ.
6δι᾿ ἐ̣μο̣ῦ Ἀμμ̣ωνίου βο̣η̣θ̣οῦ.
1In year 29 of Marcus Aurelius
2Commodus Antoninus
3Caesar the lord, Mechir 26.
4Thus has paid Meneus for the rent
5of (state owned) houses of year 28 drachmas four, = 4 dr.
6Through me, the assistant Ammonios.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
575 man Ammonios (praktor mit Asinnius) Ἀμῶνις pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Commodus 29 Mecheir 26 189 February 20 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317523
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317523 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0560 + 1971), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.