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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1291

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1291
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Publication Status unpublished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 157 and 158
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right, surface damaged

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
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Petorzmethis boethos
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
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 | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the two praktores Sokration and Ammonios at Elephantine through the assistant Petorzmethis, for a contribution
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωκρατίων̣ καὶ Ἀμμώνιος οἱ β̅ πράκ(τορες)
2Ἐλεφαντίνης διὰ Πετορζμ(ήθου) βοηθ(οῦ).
3δ̣ι̣έ̣γ̣ρ̣αψεν Πετεχ ̣[ -?- ]
4traces -?-
5traces μ̣ε̣ρισ̣ -?-
6traces -?-
1Sokration and Ammonios, the 2 collectors
2at Elephantine, through the assistant Petorzmethis.
3Thus has paid Petech---
4 ---
5 --- contribution?
6 ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13790 man Ammonios praktor 2 Ἀμμώνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 21 157 CE 158 CE date according to tax collector's time of office and his scribe's term;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317710
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317710 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1291), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.