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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0959

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0959
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Publication Status unpublished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 155 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 6
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 Phanophis and Marcus?, praktores argyrikon Elephantines, written by Phanophis, for contributions of year 18 of Antoninus.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text cf. OGL 718 and 887 for restorations
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Φάνωφις καὶ Μάρκος? π̣ράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης
2δι(ὰ) τοῦ Φανώφεως? διέγρ(αψεν) -?- ̣ηθ? ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣(?)
3μητ(ρὸς) -?- τος ὑπὲρ μ̣ε̣ρισμ̣ῶν̣
4ιη (ἔτους) δραχ(μὰς) τέσσερας, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ. (ἔτους) ιη
5Ἀντωνείνου Καίσαρος
6τοῦ̣ κυρίου Παχὼν ι.
1Phanophis and Marcus, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine,
2through the (same) Phanophis. Thus has paid ---
3and the mother ---, for the contributions
4of year 18 four drachmas, = 4 dr. Year 18
5of Antoninus Caesar
6the lord, Pachon 10
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
33120 man Marcus praktor (+ Phanophis) Μ̣ᾶρκος Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 18 Pachons 10 155 May 5 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317604
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317604 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0959), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.