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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0845

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0845
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Publication Status unpublished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 -82 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface damaged

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,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for date palms (akrodrya)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the bank of Syene for akrodrya, paid by Androites, son of Psenophmous, signed by the banker Ammonios.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1ἔτους λβ Θωῦθ.
2τέτακται ἐπὶ τὴν ἐν Συήνῃ
3τράπεζαν ἐφ᾿ ἧς Ἀμμώνιος
4εἰς τὸ αὐτὸ (ἔτος) ἀκροδρύων Ἀνδρο̣ί̣-
5της Ψ̣ε̣ν̣ο̣φμούτ̣ο̣υ̣
6χαλκοῦ οὗ ἀλλαγὴ ἑκατὸν ϙ, ρϙ.
7Ἀμμώνιος τρα̣πεζίτης.
1In year 32, Thoth.
2Has paid to the bank in Syene
3of which Ammonos is in charge
4for the same year for date palms Amdroi-
5tes, son of Psenophmouthes,
6copper drachmas plus agio hundred 90, = 190.
7Ammonios, banker.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4005 man Ammonios (Trapezit) Ἀμμώνιος = Ἀμώνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Ptolemaios IX Soter II 32 Thoth -86 September 14 BCE -86 October 13 BCE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317562
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317562 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0845), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.