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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1495

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1495
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Publication Status unpublished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 157 and 158
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left

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 left
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Petorzmethis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 8
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the price of public dates (time demosiou phoinikos)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of the two praktores Sokration and Ammonios at Elephantine through the assistant Petorzmethis, for the price of public dates
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σωκρατίων καὶ Ἀμ-
2μώνιος οἱ β̅ πράκτορες Ἐλεφαντίνης διὰ
3Πετορζ]μήθου βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν
4 -6- ὑπὲρ τειμῆς δημοσίου
5φοί(νικος) γενήματος κ (ἔτους) ὀνόματος Πα-
6 -5- (traces) ρεως
7 -5- (ἔτους) κ̣α̣ Ἀντωνίνου Καίσαρος
8τοῦ κυ̣ρ̣ίου Τυβι ̣̅.
1Sokration and Am-
2monios, the 2 collectors at Elephantine, through
3the assistant Petorzmethis. Thus has paid
4--- for the price of public
5dates of the harvest of year 20, on account of Pa-
7--- Year 21 of Antoninus Caesar
8the lord, Tybi ---.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
13790 man Ammonios praktor 2 Ἀμμώνιος Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 21 Tybi 157 December 27 CE 158 January 25 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317777
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317777 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1495), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.