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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1138

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1138
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Publication Status unpublished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 149 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at top and 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 top and left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines x+5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Domitios Fannianus and Germanus collectors of money taxes at Elephantine, for merismos of year 12 of Antoninus Pius, paid by ---, son of ---pos and Tisatis
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
x– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
x+1[δι]έγραψεν Π̣ε̣τ̣[ 6-7 ] ̣ ̣[ 3 ]
x+2[ ]π̣ωτος μητ(ρὸς) Τισατις ὑπὲρ
x+3[μερ]ισμῶν̣ ιβ̣ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου
x+4[Καίσα]ρ̣ος τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπ(αρὰς) δρ(α)χ(μὰς) τέσ-
x+5[σαρες, (γίνονται)] (δραχμαὶ) δ. Φαρμοῦθι ια.
x– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
x+1Thus has paid Pet--- , son of ---
x+2-pos and the mother Tisatis, for
x+3the contributions of year 12 of Antoninus
x+4Caesar the lord, brutto, four
x+5drachmas, = 4 dr., Pharmouthi 11.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
42060 man ---, son of Zmenpos and Tisatis pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 12 Pharmuthi 11 149 April 6 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317644
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317644 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1138), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.