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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1104

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1104
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Publication Status unpublished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 167 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface damaged

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 10
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Longinus Serenus and Petronius Bassianus, collectors for money taxes at Elephantine, for the contribution of year 6, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Pachompapsenchnoubis and Senharpaesis. with signature of Petronius Bassianus
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Λονγῖνος Σερῆνος καὶ Πετρώνιος Βασιανὸς
2πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν Πάχν̣ουβις
3{Πάχνο̣υ̣βις̣} Π̣αχομπαψενχνούβεως μητρὸς
4Σεναρπαήσιος ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ζ (ἔτους) δραχμὰς ὀκτὼ (διώβολον).
5(ἔτους) ζ̣ Ἀντωνείνου καὶ Οὐήρου
6τῶν κυρίων Αὐτοκρατόρων
7Ἀρμενιακῶν Μηδικῶν Παρθικῶν
8Μεγίστων Παχὼν β̣̅.
9 Πετρώινος Βασσ-
1Longinus Serenus and Petronius Bassianus, collectors
2of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid Pachnoubis,
3son of Pachompapsenchnoubis and the mother
4Senharpaesis, for the contribution of year 7 eight drachmas 2 obols.
5In year 7 of Antoninus and Verus
6the lords Imperatores
7Armeniaci Medici Parthici
8Maximi, Pachon 2.
9(h. 2) Petronius Bass-
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4462 man Longinus Serenus Σερῆνος Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 07 Pachons 02 167 April 27 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317625
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317625 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1104), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.