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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1474

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1474
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Publication Status unpublished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 152 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 Pelaias
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contributions (merismoi)
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Iulius Cornelianus and Pelaias, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine, for contributions of year 15 of Antoninus, paid by Petorzmethis, son of K--- the younger and Senpetorzmethis; with signature of Iulius Cornelianus
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
1Ἰούλιος Κορνηλιανὸς καὶ
2Πελαί̣ας πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντ(ίνης). δι-
3έγραψεν Πετόρζμηθις Κ ̣ -?-
4ρ̣εως ν̣εώτ̣ερ̣ος μητρὸς Σενπε-
5τορζμηθις 1l. Πετορζμήθεως ῥυπαρὰς (δραχμὰς) δ ὑπὲρ μερισ-
6μῶν ιε (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
7τοῦ κυρίου Τῦβι κ̅α̅. Ἰούλιος Κορνηλιανὸς
8σεσημίο̣μαι 2l. σεσημείωμαι (δραχμὰς) δ.

1 l. Πετορζμήθεως
2 l. σεσημείωμαι
1Iulius Cornelianus and
2Pelaias, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus
3has paid Petorzmethis, son of K---
4ris the younger and the mother Senpe-
5torzmethis, brutto, 4 dr. for the con-
6tributions of year 15 of Antoninus Caesar
7the lord, Tybi 21. (h. 2) Iulius Cornelianus,
8I have signed, for 4 dr.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
27490 man Iulius Cornelianus Ἰούλιος Κορνηλιανὸς Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 15 Tybi 21 152 January 17 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317764
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317764 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1474), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.