Background and Physical Properties
- Verso; Recto is S.B. XII, 11011
- archive of Gaius Apolinarius Niger (& family)?
- 30.3 X 24.2 cm
- Col. I - 18;
- col. II - 19
- Conservation Status
- broken off, frayed and shredded on the left side and at the bottom; damaged along the folds
- Palaeographic Description
- 1st hand: large, square cursive, written with a blunt pen; 2nd hand of the same style, but with rounder, less bold, and somewhat smaller letter forms
- Ann Arbor
- ca. 165-175 A.D. (originals: various dates, 150-159 A.D.)
- Unknown place, province of Egypt
- Karanis, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
- Unknown scribe
- Type of Text/Title of Work
- Excerpts from the Minutes of Judicial Proceedings
- Extracts from four court records, two of them at least from the prefect's court
- Subject Headings
- Imperial edict
- Liturgy (compulsory public service)
- Tax collection
- Antoninus Pius, Emperor;
- [- - -] son of Sambation;
- Harpo[- - -];
- (Lucius) Munatius (Felix), prefect of Egypt;
- (unnamed) Memphitai;
- (Marcus Sempronius) Liberalis, prefect of Egypt;
- Hadrianus, deceased Emperor;
- Piesopis, praktor argyrikon;
- Longi - - -
- Memphis; Memphitai
- (1st column too damaged to be translated)
- (Lines 19-28) The 18th year of Antoninus Caesar the lord [[at Memphis]], Pharmouthi 12. At Memphis, from the appeals of the Memphites. After other matters, Liberalis said: "Not only to the deified Hadrian but also to his son, our lord, this seemed good. Yet these decisions are made in accordance with the mind and character of those who are on each occasion in charge of the prefect's office, and in accordance with the particular state of affairs. For the edicts stand firm, and are unshakeable, and I suppose that this principle is observed by all: to transgress the edicts is of the same gravity as to commit outrage or homicide.
- (2nd hand) The 14th year of Antoninus Caesar the lord, Hadrianos 13. Piesopis(?), collector of money taxes, having been summoned. After other matters, Munatius said: "I have written . . ." . . .
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Information on Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections ZPE 6 Pearl OM 1970 271-277 SB XII 10967 Pearl OM, ZPE 6, 271-277, 1970 -- SB XII 10967
Information on Publications--Bibliography
- R. Haensch, Akten des 21. Internationalen Papyrologenkongresses. Berlin, 13.-19.8.1995 (Stuttgart - Leipzig, 1997) p. 364
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