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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0842

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0842
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Publication Status unpublished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 182 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,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Apollonios, son of Ammonios, and Ammonios, son of Sokrates, praktores of Elephantine, through the assistant Sansnos, for the merismoi of year 23 of Commodus, paid by Petosiris ---
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀπολλώνιος Ἀμωνίου καὶ
2Ἀμ̣ώνιος Σωκράτους πράκτορες ργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης
3δι᾿ ἐμοῦ Σανσνῶτος βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Πετόσιρις
4 -?- ̣ ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ κγ (ἔτους)
5ποταμοφυλ(ακίδος) (δραχμὴν) α̣, στατίωνος
6πλοίου̣ πραιτωρίου −
7(ἔτους) κγ// Φαωφι ιε̅
1Apollonios, son of Ammonios, and
2Ammonios, son of Sokrates, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine,
3through me Sansnos, assistant. Thus has paid Petosiris
4--- for the contribution of year 23,
5for river police boats 1 dr., for guard posts 1 ob.
6for the ship of the praetorium 1 1/2 ob.
7In year 23, Phaophi 15.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
21405 man Ammonios, son of Sokrates, praktor? Αμμώνιος Σωκράτους Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Commodus 23 Phaophi 15 182 October 12 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317560
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317560 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0842), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.