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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0974

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0974
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Publication Status unpublished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 156
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 3
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for rent (enoikion oikopedon)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Phanophis, praktor argyrikon Elephantine, for the rent of state-owned houses (enoikion oikopedon) for the 19th regnal year, paid by ---anos, son of Harpaesis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Φάνωφις πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διεγραψεν
2? ̣ ̣ ανως Ἁρπαήσεως ὑπὲρ ἐ̣ν̣οικίου οἰκοπεδῶν ιθ (ἔτους) (δραχμὰς) δ.
3(ἔτους) ιθ// [-?-] ̣θ̣ κ̣β̣̅ (traces)
1Phanophis, collector of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
2–-anos, son of Harpaesis, for the rent of houses of year 19 4 dr.
3Year 19//, –-th 22.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
19360 (uncertain) ---, son of Harpaesis --- Ἁρπαήσεως Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 19 155 CE 156 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317609
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317609 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 0974), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.