Home Project Search Objects Places Persons & Deities  

Search in Objects

(submit with enter)


Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1212

TEI-XML-File: https://p612399.webspaceconfig.de/xml/elephantine_erc_db_317680.tei.xml



Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1212
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Publication Status unpublished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 98 and 117
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation Broken at left and 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 left and right
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for harbour dues (enhormion)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt for harbour dues (enhormion), given out by Ammonianus, officer of the harbour guard, probably from the reign of Trajan
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1μμωνιανὸς̣ -?- ὁρμοφυ-
2λακίας Σοήνης -?-
3μιτῃ. ἔλαβον παρὰ σοῦ τὸ ἐνόρμιον ἀπὸ Θωθ
4μέχ̣ρι Χυακ τοῦ ?. (ἔτους) Τραιανοῦ -?-
5? Χυακ η̣ -?-
1Ammonianos --- of the harbour
2guard of Syene --- to Papre?-
3mithes. I have received from you the harbour fee from Thoth
4till Choiak of year ? of Trajan ---
5--- Choiak 8.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
40980 man Ammonianus, officer of the harbour guard Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Trajan 98 CE 117 CE palaeographical dating, Trajan;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317680
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317680 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1212), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.