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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0568

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0568
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Publication Status unpublished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 146 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

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 Ammonios, scribe of praktores Papremithes and Bienchis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Papremithes and Bienchis, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine through the assistant Ammonios, for merismos of year 9 of Antoninus, paid by Pesaus, son of Petechnoubis and Thinpetorzmethis
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Παπρεμίθης πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαν̣τ̣ίνης
2σὺν Βιήγχι δι᾿ Ἀμμωνίου
3βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πεσαῦς Πετε-
4χνούβεος μητρὸς Θινπετορ-
5ζμήθιος μερισμὸν θ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου
6Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου δραχμὰς
7πέντε (ἡμιωβέλιον) χαλκοῦς γ̅, Παοῖνι κ̅ε̅.
1Papremithes, collector of money taxes at Elephantine,
2with Bienchis, through Ammonios,
3assistant. Thus has paid Pesaus, son of Pete-
4chnoubis and the mother Thinpetor-
5zmethis, the contribution of year 9 of Antoninus
6Caesar the lord, drachmas
7five half obol 3 chalkoi, Payni 25.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12880 man Bienchis praktor Bienchis Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 09 Payni 25 146 June 19 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317525
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317525 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0568), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.