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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1342

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1342
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Publication Status unpublished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 127 and
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, hand unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 5
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution for river police boats (merismos potamophylakidon)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of praktor Triadelphos for merismos potamophylakidos, paid by ---, son of Pachomchemis.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Τριάδελφος πράκτωρ. διέγραψεν
2ca. 6 Παχομχήμεω̣ς̣
3ὑπ(ὲρ) μερ(ισμοῦ) ποτ(αμοφυλακίδος) ια (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ
4τοῦ κυρίου δραχ(μὴν) μ̣ίαν ὀβολοὺς
5δύο (ἡμιωβέλιον), (γίνονται) (δραχμὴ) α (διώβολον) (ἡμιωβέλιον). Φαρμọυθι ι̅β̣̅.
1Triadelphos, tax collector. Thus has paid
2---, son of Pachomchemis,
3for the contribution for river police boats of year 11 of Hadrian
4the lord one drachma two obols
5and a half, = 1 dr. 2,5 ob., Pharmothi 12.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
24970 man ---, son of Pachomchemis and NN? --- Παχομχήμ̣[εως --- Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 11 Pharmuthi 12 127 April 7 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317723
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317723 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1342), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.