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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1443

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1443
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Publication Status unpublished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 132 and 133
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation 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
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Praktor Petorzmethis alias Pachompsachis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions for two statues (for Antinoos) (merismoi andrianton 2)
Ancient Archives private archive
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Petorzmethis alias Pachompsachis, tax collector of Elephantine, for the contribution for two statues (for Antinoos), paid by Patsibtis, son of Petormethis and Senpelaia.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Πετόρζμηθις πράκτωρ Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέ-
2γραψεν Πάτσιβτις Πετορζμήθ̣εως
3μητρὸς Σενπελαίας ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ
4ἀνδριάντων β̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ - 8?-
5Ἁδριανοῦ τοῦ κυρίου ῥυπ(αρ-) (δραχμ-) ---
6δίχ̣α̣λκον ̣ ̣ ̣ -?-
1Petorzmethis, tax collector at Elephantine. Thus has
2paid Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis
3and the mother Senpelaia, for the contribution
4for 2 statues ---
5of Hadrian the lord, brutto, ---
62 chalkoi, ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4791 man Patsibtis, son of Petorzmethis and Senpelaia, grandson of Psansnos Πατσιβτις Πετορζμήθου Σενπελαίας, τοῦ Ψανσνῶτ(ος) (WO 125) Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 17 132 CE 133 CE year incertain ;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317745
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317745 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1443), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.