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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1928

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1928
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Publication Status unpublished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 125 and 126
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at right and bottom, surface damaged

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 and bottom
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Palachemis
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 6+y
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for the contribution for the men who have fled
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Sempronius Celer and the praktor Didymion through the assistant Palachemis for merismos andron anakechorekoton of year 5 and 6 of Hadrian, paid by Petorzmethis, son of Patransnouphis in year 10 of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Σ̣εν̣πρών̣ιος Κέλ̣ε̣ρ̣ καὶ οἱ σὺν αὐτῷ
2καὶ Διδυμίων̣ πράκ(τωρ) διὰ Παλαχή(μιος).
3διέγραψε Πετορζμῆθις Πα-
4τραε̣ν̣σνούφεως ὑπ(ὲρ) μερ(ισμοῦ) ἀνακ(εχωρηκότων)
5ε (ἔτους) κα̣ὶ ϛ (ἔτους) Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος
6τ̣ο̣ῦ κυρίου δραχ(μὰς) ---, (γίνονται) ---. (ἔτους) ι
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
1Sempronius Celer and his associates
2and Didymion, tax collector, through Palachemis.
3Thus has paid Petorzmethis, son of Pa-
4traensnouphis, for the contribution of those who have fled,
5of year 5 and 6 of Hadrian Caesar
6the lord, drachmas ---, = ---. In year 10
y– – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4451 man Didymion praktor Διδυμίων Greek, Ancient



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Hadrian 10 125 CE 126 CE date in text, year incertain;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317843
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317843 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1928), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.