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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1930

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1930
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Publication Status unpublished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 166 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary,hand of Ammonios (scribe of Asinnius), subscript of Longinus Serenus
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution (merismos)
Ancient Archives none
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Longinus Serenus and Petronius Bassianus, collectors for money taxes at Elephantine, for the contribution of year 6, paid by Zmenpos, son of Pachnoubis and Senpetorzmethis. with signature of Longinus Serenus
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Λονγῖνος Σερῆνος καὶ Πετρώ̣νιος Βασιανὸς πράκτορες
2ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης. διέγραψεν Ζμεντπῶς Παχνούβεως
3μητρὸς Σενπετορζμήθιος ὑπὲρ μερισμοῦ ς (ἔτους) ἐπὶ λόγου δραχμὰς
4τέσσαρας, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ. (ἔτους) ϛ Ἀντωνίνου καὶ Οὐήρου
5Καισάρων τῶν κυρίων Φαρμοῦθι κ̅θ̅. σεσημίομαι. 1l. σεσημείωμαι
6 Ἐπεὶφ ι̅ζ̅ ὁμοίως διέγραψεν ἄλλας δραχμὰς τέσσαρας, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ.
7 σεσημίομαι. 2l. σεσημείωμαι

1 l. σεσημείωμαι
2 l. σεσημείωμαι
1Longinus Serenus and Petronius Bassianus, collectors
2of money taxes at Elephantine. Thus has paid Zmenpos, son of Pachnoubis
3and the mother Senpetorzmethis, for the contributions of year 6, on account, drachmas
4four, = 4 dr. In year 6 of Antoninus and Verus
5Caesares the lords, Pharmouthi 29. (h. 2) I have signed.
6(h. 1) Epeiph 17, ditto has paid further drachmas four, = 4 dr.
7(h. 2) I have signed.
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Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
4462 man Longinus Serenus Σερῆνος Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius + Verus 06 Pharmuthi 29 166 April 24 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317844
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317844 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1930), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.