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Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 2012

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Collection Paris, Musée National du Louvre
Inventory Number Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 2012
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Publication Status unpublished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 146 and 147
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 Pachnoubis, cf. OGL 1456
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 7
Quantity of Columns 1


Text Content

Modern Title Receipt for contribution (merimos)
Ancient Archives unclear
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of the 4 praktores Hermogenes, Germanos, Serapion and Papremithes for contribution of year 10 of Antoninus
Location of Composition Elephantine Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Multilingualism Script = Language Monolingual
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Ἑρμογένης̣ κ̣αὶ Γερμα̣νὸς καὶ
2Σεραπάμμων? καὶ Παπρεμίθ(ης) οἱ δ̅ πράκ(τορες)] ἀ̣ρ̣γ̣(υρικῶν) Ἐλεφ(αντίνης).
3διέγρ̣α̣ψεν -?-
5ὑπὲρ μερισμῶν ι̣ (ἔτους) Ἀ̣νͅτωνίνου Καίσαρος
6τοῦ κυρ̣ί̣ο̣υ̣ traces
1Hermogenes and Germanos and
2Sarapammon and Papremithes, the 4 collectors of money taxes at Elephantine.
3Thus has paid ---
4 ---
5for the contribution of year 10 of Antoninus Caesar
6the lord ---
7 ---
Reserved Copyright
Places (read out from edition)


People mentioned in Text

ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
12660 man Germanos praktor Γερμανος Latin



RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
Antoninus Pius 10 146 CE 147 CE date in text;



Reserved Copyright



previousely unpublished


DatasetID 317864
last Change 29.07.2022
Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
Data set citation Data set 317864 (= Ostr. Paris, Louvre OGL 2012), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.