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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0909

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0909
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Publication Status unpublished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 128 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 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats and guard posts (merismos potamophylakidon and stationos)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktor Triadelphos for merismos potamophylakidos and stationos, paid by Petorzmethis the younger, son of Poueris and Tanapotis, in year 12 of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Τ̣ρ̣ι̣ά̣δ̣ελφος π̣ρ̣ά̣κτωρ. διέγρα(ψεν)
2Π̣ε̣τ̣όρζ̣μηθ̣ι̣ς̣ νεό̣τ̣ερος 1l. νεώτερος Πουήρεως μη(τρὸς)
3Ταν̣απ̣ώτιος ὑπὲρ ποταμοφυλακίδος ιβ (ἔτους)
4δραχμὴν μίαν τετρό̣βολον 2l. (τετρώβολον) καὶ
5στ̣ατίωνος ἱμιοβέλιον 3l. (ἡμιωβέλιον, (γίνονται) (δραχμὴ) α (τετρώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον).
6(ἔτους) ιβ Ἁδρια̣νο̣ῦ̣ τ̣ο̣ῦ̣ κ̣υ̣ρίο̣υ̣
7Μ̣ε̣σ̣ο̣ρὴ κ̅α̅.

1 l. νεώτερος
2 l. (τετρώβολον)
3 l. (ἡμιωβέλιον
1Triadelphos, tax collector. Thus has paid
2Petorzmethis the younger, son of Poueris and the mother
3Tanapotis, for river police boats of year 12
4one drachma four obols, and
5for guard posts half obol, = 1 dr. 4, 5 ob.
6Year 12 of Hadrian the lord,
7Mesore 21.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
41845 man Petorzmethis the younger, son of Poueris and Tanapotis pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 12 Mesore 21 128 August 14 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317585
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317585 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0909), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.