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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0924

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0924
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Publication Status unpublished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 134 and 135
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 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for Behen nuts (myrobalanoi)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Iulios Sabinos and his associates, former supervisors of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the assistant Petorzmethis, for Behen-nuts of the harvest of year 16 of Hadrian, paid by Tanlilauis
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Woman
Comment on Gender woman as tax payer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλιος Σαβεῖνος καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ γενόμενοι ἐπιτηρηταὶ ἱερᾶς πύλης
2Σοή(νης) διὰ Πετορζμήθ(εως) βοηθοῦ Τανλιλαύει χαίρειν.
3ἀπέχομεν παρὰ σοῦ πὲρ τρίτης νομο μυροβαλάνου
4 -?- ̣ου μεγίστου γειτονεύοντ-?
5 -?- ̣ γενὴματος ἑκκαιδεκάτου (ἔτους) Ἁδριανο
6 -?- ου τὸ ἥμισυ. (ἔτους) ιθ
7Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Φα-
8 -?- ̣ ̣ ̣
1Iulius Sabinus and his associates, former supervisors of the Sacred Gate
2of Syene through Petorzmethis, to Tanlilauis, greeting.
3We have received from you for the "third" of the behen-nuts of the nome
4--- of the greatest --- in the neighbourhood
5--- of the harvest of the sixteenth year of Hadrian
6from --- the half. In year 19
7of Hadrian Caesar the lord, Pha-
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13000 man Iulius Sabinus epiteretes Ioulios Sabeinos Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 19 134 CE 135 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317590
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317590 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0924), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.