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P.Oslo II 20 (inv. 313)

Background and Physical Properties

Material:
Papyrus
Connections:
Size:
16.5 x 8.5 cm.
Lines:
4
Publication side:
Verso, the Recto is published as P.Oslo II 42
Palaeographic description:
The text is written on the verso of the papyrus, along the fibres.
State of preservation:
The medium brown papyrus is complete, regularly cut on all sides. The top margin is 1/2 cm., the left one is 1 cm., the bottom one is 5 cm. No margin left on the right side

Content

Date:
2nd half of the IIIrd century A.D.
Origin:
Philopator he kai Theogenous, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Language:
Greek
Genre:
Documentary
Author:
Title / Type of text:
Order for arrest
Content:
An official of Karanis orders the arrest of Atisis
Subjects:
Order Arrest
Named people:
Atisis, son of Akialis (for Akiaris)
Named places:
Karanis Philopator (he kai Theogenous)
English translation:
The liturgist charged with the farming of taxes to the thiefcatcher of the village Karanis. Send up Atisis, son of Akialis (for Akiaris), accused by the tax collector of the village Philopator, either him or 160 drachmas (160dr.)
Provenance:
Probably Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Acquisition:
Purchased by Eitrem in Egypt 1920
Acquisition year:

Editions

  • Eitrem S-Amundsen L, P.Oslo II, 1931, 20
    ▾ Corrections:
    • Youtie H, CPh 27 (1932) 92-93 (l.1) Eitrem S-Amundsen L, P.Oslo III, 275 (l.1,2)Hagedorn U, BASP 16 (1979) 64 (Date)

Further Literature

Battaglia E, Aeg. 62 (1982) 137Kelly B, Petitions, litigation, and social control in Roman Egypt, Oxford 2011. p. 98 n. 95


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