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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1243

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1243
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Publication Status unpublished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
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation surface damaged

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Longinus Serenus and Petronius Bassianus, collector for money taxes at Elephantine, for the contribution of year 5?, paid ---, son of Petesouchos?. with signature ?
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Λονγεῖνος Σερῆνος καὶ
2Πετρώ̣νιος Βασσιανὸς π̣ράκτωρ ἀρ̣γ̣υρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης
3διέγραψε -?- Πετεσουχ?
4Πε ............μερισμοῦ ε̣ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίν̣ου
5καὶ Οὐήρου Καισάρων τῶν κυρίων, (δραχμὰς) ε (διώβολον), (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ε (διώβολον)
1Longinus Serenus and
2Petronius Bassianus, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine.
3Thus has paid --- Petesouchos
4Pe --- for the contribution of year 5(?) of Antoninus
5and Verus Caesares the lord, 5 dr. 2 ob., = 5 dr. 2 Ob.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
38880 man ---, son of Petesouchos --- -?- Πετεσουχ? Πε ............ pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius + Verus 05 164 CE 165 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317693
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317693 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1243), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.