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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0950

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0950
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Publication Status unpublished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 117 and 118
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation surface damaged, 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 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for a statue and a bust of the emperor Hadrian (syneisphora andriantos kai protomes)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of praktor Sanmous through scribe Sarapion for the contribution for a copper statue and a silver bust of emperor Hadrian, paid by Petorzmethis---, in second year of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σανμοῦς πράκ(τωρ). διέγρ(αψεν)
2Πετόρζμηθ̣ι̣ς̣ -?-
3ὑπὲρ συνι̣σφορ̣ᾶ̣ς ἀνδ(ριάντος) χαλκ(οῦ)
4καὶ προτομῆς ἀργυρ̣ᾶς Ἁδριανοῦ
5τοῦ κυρίου̣ ἀρ̣γ(υρίου) (δραχμὰς) δ. (ἔτους) β Monat, Tag.
1Sanmous, tax collector. Thus has paid
2Petorzmethis, son of ---
3for the contribution for a copper statue
4and a silver bust of Hadrian
5the lord, 4 silver dr. Year 2, ---.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12425 man Petorzmethis Patroszmethis Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 02 117 CE 118 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317599
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317599 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0950), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.