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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1115

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1115
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Publication Status unpublished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 132 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right

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
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 contribution for river police boats (merismos potamophylakidon)
Ancient Archives private archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktor Kalasiris for the contribution of river police boats, second installment, through the scribe Valeris, son of Thytomous, paid by Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Senpelaia, in year 16 of Hadrian.
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
1Καλασῖρις πράκτωρ. διέγραψ̣ε Πατσίβτις
2Πετορζμήθεως μητρὸς Σενπελαίας εἰς πλήρω(σιν)
3ποταμῶν φυλακίδος ις (ἔτους) ἄλλας ὀβολοὺς δύο ἡμιοβέλιον
4δίχαλκον. Οὐαλερις Θυτομοῦτος ἔγραψα ὑπὲρ αὐτ̣οῦ
5μὴ ε̣ἰ̣δ̣ότος γράμματα. (ἔτους) ις γράμματ(α) (ἔτους) ι̅ς̅
6Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου, Φαρμουθι κε̅.
1Kalasiris, tax collector. Thus has paid Patsibtis,
2son of Petorzmethis and the mother Senpelaia, to complete
3(the contribution) of river police boats of year 16, further two and a half obols
4two chalkoi. Valerios, son of Thytomous, I have written for him
5since he does not know how to write. Year 16
6of Hadrian the lord, Pharmouthi 25.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12470 man Kalasiris praktor Kalasiris praktor Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 16 Pharmuthi 25 132 April 20 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317633
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317633 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1115), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.