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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1436

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1436
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Publication Status unpublished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 153 and 154
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation surface damaged, broken at 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 right, surface abraded
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for Behen nuts (myrobalanoi)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the tax farmer Stlaccius, through Pachnoubis, son of Petorzmethis, for the third of myrobalanoi, paid by Pach---.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Στλάκκιος Σατορνε̣ῖ̣νος μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερᾶς
2πύ̣λ̣ης̣ Σ̣ο̣ήνης διὰ Π̣α̣χνοῦβις Πετ-
3ο̣ρζμή̣θιος. διέγραψεν Παχ̣ -10?-
4λ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ο̣υ̣ διὰ Θινψ -?- ὑπὲρ τρί-
5της νομοῦ μυροβα̣λ(άνων) γενήματος
6ιϛ (ἔτους) ἀπὸ ματίου ἡμ̣ίσεως τὸ ἕκ-?
7τον. (ἔτους) ιζ Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
8τοῦ κυρίου Τυβι -?-
1Stlaccius, tax farmer of the Sacred
2Gate of Syene, through Pachnoubis,
3son of Petorzmethis. Thus has paid Pach---
4---, through Thinps---, for the third
5of the nome for behen-nuts of the harvest
6of year 16, of half mation the sixth
7part. In year 17 of Antoninus Caesar
8the lord, Tybi ---
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13710 man Pachnoumis, son of Petosorsmetis (boethos) Παχνουβις; Pa-Hnm sꜣ Pꜣ-ḏı-Wsır-ns-mtr pre-Coptic Egyptian



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 17 Tybi 153 December 27 CE 154 January 25 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317742
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317742 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1436), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.