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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0718

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0718
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Publication Status unpublished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 154 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Phanophis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Phanophis, praktor argyrikon of Elephantine, for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos), paid on account of Thinmeaus, daughter of Petorzmethis
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Woman
Comment on Gender woman as landowner
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Φάνωφις καὶ Μάρκος πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης δι τοῦ Φανώφ̣εως.
2διέγρ(αψεν) -9- ὑπ(ὲρ) τιμς δημοσίου φοίνικος γενήματος ιζ (ἔτους) τῶν
3 -?- μητ(ρὸς) Θ̣ι̣ν̣μεαυς Πετορζ̣μήθου τόπων
4δραχ(μὰς) εἴκοσι τέσσαρας ὀβολ(οὺς) δύο ἡμιωβέλιον, (γίνονται) ῥ̣υ̣π̣αρὰς (δραχμὰς) κδ (διώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον) χαλκοὺς β.
5(ἔτους) ιη Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Φαῶφι ιβ̅.
1Phanophis and Marcus, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine, through the (same) Phanophis.
2Thus has paid --- for the price of public dates of the harvest of year 17 of the land
3of --- of the mother Thinmeaus, daughter of Petorzmethis,
4twenty four drachmas two and a half obols, = 24 dr. 2,5 ob. 2 ch(alkoi) brutto.
5Year 18 of Antoninus Caesar the lord, Phaophi 12.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4511 man Phanophis praktor Φανῶφις pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 18 Phaophi 12 154 October 9 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317535
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317535 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0718), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.