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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1157

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1157
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Publication Status unpublished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 166 and 167
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left 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 left and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,hand of Ammonios?
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5+y
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Longinus Serenus and Petronios Bassianos, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine, for time demosiou phoinikos of the harvest of year 6 of Antoninus and Verus, paid by Pesouris--- in year 7
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Λονγῖνος Σερ(ῆνος) καὶ Πετρώ̣νιος Βασιανὸς
2πράκ(τορες) ἀργ(υρικῶν) Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν Πεσοῦρις
3 -?- ὑπ(ὲρ) τειμ(ῆς) δημοσίου φοίνικος γενήματος ϛ (ἔτους) ὀνόματος
4- ca.11?- ε̣ω̣ς (δραχμὰς) ιδ ????. (ἔτους) ζ
5Ἀντωνίνου καὶ Ο̣ὐ̣ή̣ρ̣ο̣υ̣ τῶν
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1Longinus Serenus and Petronius Bassianus,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid Pesouris,
3son of ---, for the price of public dates of the harvest of year 6, on account of
4--- 14 dr. 4 ob. In year 7
5of Antoninus and Verus the
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
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 07 166 CE 167 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317656
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317656 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1157), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.