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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0583

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0583
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Publication Status unpublished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 141 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation Surface abraded

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 Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of Annius Ammonianus and Sarapammon, son of Pachnoubis, for merismos for a statue and a bust of the emperor, paid by Zmenpos, son of Harpaesis and Sentithoes
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
1Ἄννιο̣ς Ἀμμωνιανὸς καὶ Σερα̣πάμμωνος Παχνούβεως
2πράκτορες Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν Ζμεντπῶς Ἁρπα̣ή̣σ̣ιος
3μητρὸς Σεντ̣ιθ̣ωήους ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ἀνδριάντος κ̣α̣ὶ̣
4προτομῆς Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
5ῥυπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) δ̅. (ἔτους) δ̣̅ Ἀντωνείνου Καίσα̣ρος
6τοῦ κυρίου Παχὼ̣ν̣ κ̣̅α̣̅. Ἄννιος
7Ἀμμωνιανὸς σεση̣μ̣ί̣ο̣μ̣αι 1l. σεσημείωμαι (δραχμὰς) δ.

1 l. σεσημείωμαι
1Annius Ammonianus and Sarapammon, son of Pachnoubis,
2tax collectors at Elephantine. Thus has paid Zmentpos, son of Harpaesis
3and the mother Sentithoes, for the contribution for a statue and
4and a bust of Antoninus Caesar the lord,
5brutto, 4 dr. Year 4 of Antoninus Caesar
6the lord, Pachon 21. (hand 2) Annius
7Ammonianus, I have signed for 4 dr.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12625 man Annios Ammonianos praktor Αννιος Αμμωνιανος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 04 Pachons 21 141 May 16 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317529
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317529 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0583), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.