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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0613

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0613
Publication Number ined
Current Location Paris, Musée National du Louvre

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
Finder (= First Purchaser) Clermont-Ganneau, Charles
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Tuckett, Francis Fox


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 167 and
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 hand of Ammonios (scribe of Asinnius)
  recto verso
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution (merismos)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Petronius Bassianos and Macer, tax collectors of Elephantine, for contribution of year 7, paid by Panapotis, son of Ammonios and Sennesis
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Bilingual Script = Language
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Πετρώνιος Βασιανὸς καὶ Μάκερ πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν
2Ἐλεφαντίνης δι᾿ Ἀμμωνίου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Παναπῶ-
3τις Ἀμμωνίου μητρὸς Σεννῆσις ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ
4ζ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς δύο τετρώβολον, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) β (τετρώβολον).
5Μεσορὴ κ̅ζ̅.
1Petronius Bassianus and Maker, collectors of money taxes
2at Elephantine, through the assistant Ammonios. Thus has paid Panapotis,
3son of Ammonios and the mother Sennesis, for the contribution
4of year 7 two drachmas four obols, = 2 dr. 4 ob.
5Mesore 27.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
21670 man Maker, son of Didymos, praktor Μάκερ Διδύμου Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 07 Mesore 27 167 August 20 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317531
last Change 29.07.2022
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317531 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0613), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: .