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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1074

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1074
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Publication Status unpublished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 173 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface abraded

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
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 the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktores Asinnius, son of Didymos, and Ammonios, through Ammonios?, for the price of public dates, paid by Psais, on account of Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis, in year 13? of Marcus Aurelius.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἀσίννιος Διδύμου καὶ Ἀμμώνιο̣ς̣ πράκ(τορες)] ἀ̣ρ̣γ(υρικῶν) Ἐλεφ(αντίνης) -?-
2διέγραψεν Ψάις ὑπὲρ τειμῆς δ̣η̣μοσίου φ̣οί(νικος) γε(νήματος) ̣ ̣ (ἔτους)
3ὀνόματος Πετορζμήθιος Παχνούβιος (δραχμὰς) β χα(λκίνην), καὶ ὀν̣ό̣ματος -?-
4ζμῆθις ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣σ(?) (δραχμὰς) ε καὶ ὀνόματος Πετορζμήθεως -?-
5καὶ ὀνόματος Πετεσούχου ἀπ (δραχμὴς) α ???? (τέταρτον) ???? (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) θ . (ἔτους) ι̣γ̣(?)
6Αὐρηλίου Ἀν̣τ̣ω̣ν̣ί̣ν̣ου Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Μεχειρ ι̣̅θ̣̅.
1Asinnius, son of Didymos, and Ammonios, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine ---
2Thus has paid ---psis for the price of public dates of the harvest of year ?,
3on account of Petorzmethis, son of Pachnoubis, 2 dr. and 1 copper drachma, and on account of ---
4zmethis ---, 5 dr., and on account of Petorzmethis ---,
5and on account of Petesouchos, of 1 dr. 5 ob. a quarter 3 ob., 9 dr. In year 13?
6of Aurelius Antoninus Caesar the lord, Mechir 19.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
575 man Ammonios (praktor mit Asinnius) Ἀμῶνις pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius 13 Mecheir 19 173 February 13 CE date in text;



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DatasetID 317623
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317623 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1074), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.