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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1160

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1160
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Publication Status unpublished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 178 and 181
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,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5+y
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for rent (enoikion oikopedon)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the praktores Ailius Didymos and Hermodoros, son of Soter, through an unknown scribe, for rent on state-owned houses? paid by ---, son of Pachomos on behalf of his father? Pachomos
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1 -?- Ἑρμόδωρος Σωτῆρος πράκτωρ ἀργυρικῶν
2Ἐλεφ(αντίνης). διέ(γραψεν) Παχ̣ομωτος ὑπὲρ ἐνοικίου
3οἰκοπ(έδων) λήμ(ματος) ? (ἔτους) ὀνματος Παχ̣ομωτος (δραχμὰς) ς (διώβολον) (δίχαλκον)
4 -?- ι ὀνόματος Πε̣τ̣ε̣σούχου
5 -?- ̣ ̣ β (διώβολον) -?-
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1(--- and?) Hermodoros, son of Soter, collectors of money taxes
2at Elephantine. Thus has paid Pachomos for rent of
3(state owned) houses of the year ?, on account of Pachomos 6 dr. 2 1/2 ob.,
4--- on account of Petesouchos
5--- 2 dr. 2 ob. ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
41120 man ---, son of Pachomos (Commodus) pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
178 CE 181 CE date according to tax collector's time of office;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317659
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317659 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1160), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.