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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1476

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1476
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Publication Status unpublished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 214 and 215
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 unknown
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for prosodou phoinikos
Ancient Archives (Uncertain)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Petorzmethis, son of Petosiris, and Horos, son of Petorzmethis, and other praktores of Elephantine, for prosodou phoinikos (income of dates) on Ammon's land in Piauo, paid by Pernos and Patsibtis in year 23 of Caracalla.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Πετόρζμηθις Πετοσίριος καὶ Ὧρος
2Πετορζμήθου καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτοῖς πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαν(τίνης).
3διέγραψεν Περν̣ω̣ς̣ καὶ Πατ᾿τίβτις
4καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτοῖς ἱερις 1l. ἱερεῖς Ἄμμωνος ἀγροῦ ὑπὲρ
5προσόδου φοίνικος λήμματος κβ (ἔτους) τόπου Ἄμμω(νος)
6ἀγροῦ θεοῦ ἐν Πιαουω ε̣σ̣ -?-
7ἑξήκοντα, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) ξ. (ἔτους) κγ̣ -?-

1 l. ἱερεῖς
1Petorzmethis, son of Petosiris, and Horos,
2son of Petorzmethis, and their associate collectors of money taxes at Elephantine.
3Thus has paid Pernos and Pattibtis
4and their associate priests of Ammono's land, for
5the revenue of dates of the accounting of year 22, for the land of Ammon,
6land of the god in Piaouo ---
7sixty, = 60 dr. In year 23, ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
40730 man Horos, son of Petorzmethis (praktor spät) Ὧρος Πετορζμήθου pre-Coptic Egyptian / Greek



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Caracalla 23 214 CE 215 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317765
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317765 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1476), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.