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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1893

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1893
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Publication Status unpublished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 159 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 Kainapios?
  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 Iulius Phronto, praktor for money taxes at Syene, through the assistant Kainapios?, for the price of public dates of the harvest of year 22, paid in year 23 of Antoninus by Tisatis and her partners
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Comment on Gender woman as tax payer
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἰούλιος Φρόντων καὶ -?- πράκ(τορες)
2ἀργυρικῶν Σοήνης διὰ Καιναπίου?
3βοηθοῦ. διέγραψεν Τίσατις καὶ μ̣έτοχοι
4διὰ Πάχνουμις ο̣ι̣υ̣ι̣ου 1l. Παχνούμιος τοῦ? υἱοῦ? τιμῆς
5δημοσίου φυνικος 2l. φοίνικος γενήματος κ̣β (ἔτους)
6δραχμὰς δωδ̣έ̣κα ἡμιωβέλιον δί-
7χαλκ̣ο̣ν̣. (ἔτους) κγ Ἀντωνίνου
8Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου Φαῶφι κ̅̅ε̅̅.

1 l. Παχνούμιος τοῦ? υἱοῦ?
2 l. φοίνικος
1Iulius Fronto and ---, collectors
2of money taxes of Syene, through Kain---,
3assistant. Thus has paid Tisatis and her partners?
4through Pachnoumis her son(?), for the price
5of public dates of the harvest of year 22,
6twelve drachmas half-obol
7dichalkon. In year 23 of Antoninus
8Caesar the lord, Phaophi 25.
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
22810 man Iulius Fronto Ἰούλιος Φρόντων Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 23 Phaophi 25 159 October 23 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317832
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317832 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1893), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.