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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1937

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1937
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Publication Status unpublished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 149 and
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation complete
State of Preservation surface damaged

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) complete
State of Preservation (Text) surface damaged
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, hand of Pelaias
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 9
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for contribution (merismos)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content Receipt of Domitios Fannianus and Germanus, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine, for merismos of year 12 of Antoninus, paid by Pachnoubis, son of Pachnoubis and Thipsansnos
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man Woman
Comment on Gender mother in filiation
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Δομίτιος Φαννιανὸς
2καὶ Γερμανὸς πράκτορες ἀργυρικῶν Ἐλεφαντίνης.
3διέγραψεν Πάχνουμις Πα-
4χνούβεως μητρὸς Θιψαν-
5σνῶτος ὑπὲρ μερισ-
6μῶν ιβ (ἔτους) Ἀντωνίνου
7Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
8ῥυπαρὰς δραχμὰς τέσσαρες, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) δ.
9Τῦβι κα.
1Domitius Fannianus
2and Germanus, collectors of money taxes at Elephantine.
3Thus has paid Pachnoumis, son of
4Pachnoubis and the mother Thipsan-
5snos, for the contri-
6bution of year 12 of Antoninus
7Caesar the lord,
8brutto, four drachmas, = 4 dr.
9Tybi 21.
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People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12655 man Domitius Fannianus praktor Δομιτιος Φαννιανος Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 12 Tybi 21 149 January 16 CE date in text;



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previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317849
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317849 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 1937), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.