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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1472

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1472
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Publication Status unpublished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 144 and
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 scribe 1 of Soter and Papremithes
  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 Soter and Papremithes, praktores argyrikon of Elephantine for contribution of year 7, paid by Soter, son of Petorzmethis and Senpatraensnouphis?.
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
1Σωτὴρ καὶ Παπρεμίθης
2πράκ̣τορες ἀρ̣γυρικῶν ᾿Ε̣λ̣εφαντίνης. διέ̣γραψ(εν)
3Σωτὴ̣ρ̣ Π̣ετο̣ρ̣ζ̣μήθεως μη̣τ̣ρ̣ὸς
4Σε̣ν̣β̣α̣τ̣ρ̣αενσνούφιος? μ̣ε̣ρ̣ισμὸν
5ζ̣ (?) (ἔ̣τ̣ο̣υ̣ς̣) Ἀ̣ν̣τ̣ω̣ν̣ίνου̣ Καίσαρος τοῦ
6κυρίου (δραχμὰς) ε, Παχὼν̣ -?- .
1Soter und Papremithes,
2collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid
3Soter, son of Petorzmethis and the mother
4Senpatraensnouphis, the contribution
5of year 7(?) Antoninus Caesar the
6lord 5 dr., Pachon ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4492 man Papremithes praktor Παπρεμειθης Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 07 Pachons 144 April 26 CE 144 May 25 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317762
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317762 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1472), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.