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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1283

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1283
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Publication Status unpublished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
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right 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 right and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6+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 Iulius Serenus, praktor argyrikon of Elephantine and Apollonios, son of Ammonios, instead of Harpochration, son of Ammonios, and Valerion M---, candidates for the praktoreia, for time demosiou phoinikos, paid by ---, son of Phanophis, on account of ---
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλιος Σερηνος πράκ(τωρ) ἀργ(υρικῶν) Ἐλεφ(αντίνης) καὶ Ἀπολ-
2λώνιος Ἀμμ̣ωνίου ἀντὶ Ἁρποχ(ρατίωνος) Ἀμμω(νίου)
3καὶ Οὐαλερίων Μ̣ημερκ() ἀναδ(οθέντες) εἰς κλῆρον διέγραψεν ---
4θ̣ις Φανώφε̣ως ὑπ(ὲρ) τιμῆς δημοσίου φοίνικ(ος)
5γεν̣ήματος ιη (ἔτους) ὀνόματος ̣ -?-
6 -?- ̣ ̣ ̣ -?-
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1Iulius Serenus, collector of money taxes at Elephantine, and Apol-
2lonios, son of Ammonios, in place of Harpochratiion, son of Ammonios,
3and Valerion, son of Memerk---, candidates for the office of praktores. Thus has paid ---
4this, son of Phanophis, for the price of public dates
5of the harvest of year 18, on account of ---
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
19985 man Apollonios, candidate praktor Ἀπολλώνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Marcus Aurelius 19 178 September CE 178 December CE date according to tax collector's time of office;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317706
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317706 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1283), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.