Recto(?); the other side (Verso?) bears a money account (tax register?), most of which is illegible. Both sides are written across the fibres
Archive of Gaius Iulius Sabinus & family
a - 11.1 X 15.7 cm
b - 7.1 X 4.1 cm
c - 2 X 7 cm
broken off on the left side and in the middle, between fragments a and b
See electronic version of PMich IX, 549; written across the fibres
probably Karanis, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Karanis, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Sambathion daughter of Neilos
Type of Text/Title of Work
Draft of a Will(?)
Uncompleted beginning of the will of a woman, Sambathion, making reference to extracts from the proceedings of the archidikastes, giving freedom(?) to her slave Abaskantos and designating as residuary legtees of the testator her nephew Gaius Iulius Sabinus and his son, with the responsability of providing a proper burial for her
Sambathion, daughter of Neilos, granddaughter of Neilos (see P.Mich. IX, p. 5-8);
Sokrates(?) son of Sarapion, her guardian;
Abaskantos, doulos oikogenes, her slave (see also P.Mich. VIII, 499);
[- - -], former archidikastes;
Apollonios neoteros, son of Sarapion;
Sabinus son of - - -;
(Gaius) Iulius Sabinus alias - - -, son of Neilos (grandson of Neilos, nephew of Sambathion) (see P.Mich. IX, p. 5-8);
Gaius Iulius Apolinarius, his son (see P.Mich. IX, p. 5-8)
Karanis; metropolis (Arsinoiton polis)
(Text too fragmentary to be translated).
Information on Publications
Series and Volume
Husselman EM, PMich IX, 549, 1971
Information on Publications--Bibliography
S. Strassi, APF 52/2 (2006), 218-243
A. Papathomas, Tyche 25 (2010), Korr.Tyche no 683.
Information on Publications--Notes
According to the fibres and to an excavation photograph recently rediscovered, fragment c, part of the top of the papyrus, should be placed to the left of fragment a, not to the right as the editor hesitatingly thought (see already her note to l. 1).
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