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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1114

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1114
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Publication Status unpublished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 129 and 130
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right and bottom

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 and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7+y
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for custom duties
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Iulius Sabinus and Longinus Crispus, telonai of the harbour of Syene, through the scribe Ammonides, for customs duties for dates, paid by ---, son of Petorzmethis, in year 14 of Hadrian
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλιος Σαβεῖνος καὶ Λον-
2γινος Κρίσπος τελῶναι πεντ(ηκοστῆς) λιμ(ενος) Σοή(νης)
3δι᾿ Ἀμμωνίδου γραμ(ματέως) -?-
4Πατορσμήθεως χαίρειν. ἀπέχο(μεν) παρὰ
5σοῦ τω1l. τό γινόμενον τέλος ὧν - ηγ(αγες)
6φοίνικος πατητο -?-
7(ἔτους) ιδ Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –

1 l. τό
1Iulius Sabinus and Lon-
2ginus Crispus, farmers of the 2 % duty of the harbour of Syene,
3through Ammonides, scribe, to ---,
4son of Petorzmethis, greeting. We have recieved from
5you the tax due for the goods you have ex?ported,
6patetos-dates ---
7In year 14 of Hadrian Caesar the
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4449 man Ammonides grammateus Ἀμωνίδης Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 14 129 CE 130 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317632
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317632 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1114), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.