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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0799

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0799
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Publication Status unpublished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 120 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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 right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
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 praktor Sanmus, through the scribe Sarapion, for time demosiou phoinikos, paid by two? daughters of a master stone mason
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σανμοῦς π̣ράκ(τωρ). διέγρ(αψαν)
2θυγατέρες̣ Π ca. 6-7
3ἀρχιλαξοῦ δι τοῦ̣ 3-4 ὑπ(ὲρ)
4τιμῆς δημοσίου φοίνικος δ (ἔτους)
5Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος
6τοῦ κυρίου ῥυ̣π̣αρὰς (δραχμὰς) 3-4
7ὀβoλoὺς πέντε̣, [(γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ̣(τετρώβολον).]
8(ἔτους) ε Ἁδριανοῦ τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ κ̣υ̣ρ̣ί̣ο̣υ
9Χ̣οι̣ὰκ ̣̅. Σ̣αρ̣απίων γ̣ρ̣αμματεὺς ἔ̣γ̣ρ(αψα).
1Sanmous, tax collector. Thus have paid
2the daughters of P---,
3the archmason, through the --- for
4the price of public dates of year 4
5of Hadrian Caesar
6the lord, brutto, --- dr.
7five obols, = ? dr. 5 ob.
8Year 5 of Hadrian the lord,
9Choiak ?. Sarapion, scribe, I have written.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4776 man Sanmous praktor Σανμοῦς pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 05 Phaophi 120 November 27 CE 120 December 26 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317552
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317552 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0799), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.