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Background and Physical Properties

Material:
Papyrus
Connections:
Size:
15.3 x 9.8 cm.
Lines:
8
Publication side:
Recto, the Verso is blank
Palaeographic description:
Written in big, neat-looking, though slovenly letters. The purpose of the document is difficult to retrace because og the unusual abbreviations.
State of preservation:
Medium brown papyrus. The document is complete, but broken off at top margin. The left margin is 3.5 cm, the bottom one 3 cm, but broken in places.

Content

Date:
August 6, 184 (?) B.C.
Origin:
Unknown place, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Language:
Greek
Genre:
Documentary
Author:
Title / Type of text:
Banker's receipt
Content:
Receipt for public revenues collected by banker.
Subjects:
Receipt Bank Tax collection
Named people:
Maros Dionysios, trapezites Tryphon, son of Komon
Named places:
Theogonis
English translation:
The 21st year, Epeiph 3. Paid into the royal bank in the city to Maros, agent of Dionysios, banker, on account of the king, by Tryphon, son of Komon, of what I have received for us of the whole assessment, for acreage-tax from Theogonis for the 21st year, three thousand 700 copper drachmae, total 3700 drachmae.
Provenance:
Unknown place, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Acquisition:
Purchased by L. Amundsen from M. Nahman, Cairo, Feb. 18, 1929
Acquisition year:

Editions

  • Eliassen M de Kat, SO 50, 1975, 75-77
    SB: XIV 11435
    ▾ Corrections:
    • Bogaert R, ZPE 68 (1987) p. 69 (alternative date: July 31, 160 B.C. )

Further Literature


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