P.Mich.inv. 2991

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 2991
Processing Number
1733
Section/Side
Recto + Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto + Verso
Connections
+ PMich Inv. 2983; cut from the same roll as PMich Inv. 2913 (see note) - archive of Gaius Apolinarius Niger (& family)
Material
Pap
Size
25.6 X 21.8 cm1 when combined with 2983
Items
1
Lines
Recto, Col. I - 21 l.
Recto, Col. II - 20 l.
Verso - 7 l.
Mounted
No
Negative
No
Negative in Copenhagen
yes
Conservation Status
broken at left; see note for the relation to PMich Inv. 2913
Palaeographic Description
see electronic version of PMich VI, 385
Status
published
Library
Cairo

Contents

Date
182-185 A.D.
Origin
Karanis, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Provenance
Karanis, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Acquisition
24-5006E2-A
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
[---]; Syros
Type of Text/Title of Work
Receipts for Money Taxes
Content
5 receipts for garden taxes (hekte apomoira, geometria and others) probably all issued to one person, Gaius Iulius Niger; one of them seems to concern the property of a minor
Persons
Commodus, Emperor;
S--- praktor argyrikon of Karanis;
Gaius Iulius Niger (see P. Mich. VI, 422 introd.);
(Gaius) Apolinarius (Apollinarius) (Niger) (see P. Mich. VI, 422 introd.; Eos 49 [1957/1958] 155-164);
[---]on, aphelix;
Syros, praktor argyrikon en klero of Karanis (& associates)
Geographica
Karanis
Translation
[In the twenty-third year of Marcus] Aurelius Commodus [Antoninus Augustus Pius, . . .] . . Has paid to . . ., [collector of money-taxes of Karanis, Iulius Niger through] Apolinarius for garden-tax of the twenty-second year: [for apomoira, five drachmai, = 5 drachmai; for transport of olives, 4 obols 2 chalkoi; for naubion, 3 obols; for additional charges, 1 drachme] 1 1/2 obol, = 1 drachme1 1/2 obol; [for acreage tax, three drachmai 2 obols, = 3 drachmai 2 obols; for additional charges, 1 obol 6 chalkoi; for exchange, 1 obol 2 chalkoi; . . .] 17 . . . 1, [for garden-tax of the twenty-second year: for apomoira, six drachmai 4 obols 6 chalkoi, = 6 drachmai 4 obols 6 chalkoi;] for transport of olives, 5 obols 6 chalkoi; for naubion, 4 obols 2 chalkoi; [for additional charges, one drachme 4 obols 2 chalkoi, = 1 drachme 4 obols 2 chalkoi; for acreage tax, five drachmai 3 obols 2 chalkoi, = 5 drachmai 3 obols 2 chalkoi;] for additional charges, 2 1/2 obols; for exchange, 1 obol 6 chalkoi.
(2nd hand) [In the . . . year of] Marcus [Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus] Pius, [. . . . . Has paid to . . ., . . .] of Karanis [- - - - - for apomoira, 1500; for transport of olives, 210; for naubion, 1]50; for additional charges, 375; [for acreage tax, 1000; for additional charges, 80; for exchange,60].
(3rd hand) [- - - -] . . ., minor, [for garden-tax of the twenty-third year: for apomoira, 1970; for transport of olives, 275; for naubion, 195]; for additional charges, 490; for acreage tax, 1315; [for additional charges, 115; for exchange, 75; . . .] 19, has paid the same [- - - for geometria of the twenty-fourth year,] sixteen [drachmai], = 16 drachmai; [for additional charges, one drachme, = 1 drachme; - - -] for garden-tax of the twenty-fourth year: [for apomoira, 1970; for transport of olives, 275; for naubion, 195; for additional charges, 490; for acreage tax], 1315; for additional charges, 115; [for exchange, 75; for geometria of the twenty-fourth year, seventeen drachmai, = 1]7 [drachmai], for additional charges, one drachme 1/2 obol, = 1 drachme 1/2 obol; for receipt, 1/2 obol; [- - -
(1st hand) In the twenty-fourth year of Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus, Pachon 26. Has paid to . . ., collector of the money-taxes of Karanis, Iulius Niger through Apolinarius, for garden-tax of the twenty-third year: [for apomoira], one [drachme] 5 obols 6 chalkoi, = 1 drachme 5 obols 6 chalkoi; for transport of olives, 1 obol 6 chalkoi; for naubion, 1 obol 2 chalkoi; for additional charges, 2 obols 6 chalkoi; [for acreage tax], one [drachme] 2 obols, = 1 drachme 2 obols; for additional charges, 6 chalkoi; for exchange, 1/2 obol; for geometria of the twenty-fourth year, four [drachmai] 3 obols, = 4 drachmai 3 obols; for additional charges, 1 obol 6 chalkoi; Mesore 12, [the same] throuh the same, for garden-tax of the twenty-third year: for apomoira, ten drachmai, = 10 drachmai; for transport of olives, 1 drachme 2 1/2 obols, = [1 drachme 2 1/2 obols]; for naubion, 1 drachme, = 1 drachme; for additional charges, two drachmai 2 1/2 obols, = 2 drachmai 2 1/2 obols; [for acreage tax], six [drachmai] 4 obols, = 6 drachmai 4 obols; for additional charges, 3 1/2 obols; for exchange, 2 obols 2 chalkoi; for geometria of the twenty-fourth year, twelve drachmai, = 12 drachmai; for additional charges, 4 1/2 obols.
(4th hand) In the twenty-fifth year of Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus Pius, Pachon 8. Has paid to Syros and associates, collectors of the money-taxes in the allotment of Karanis, Gaius Iulius Niger, for garden-tax of the twenty-fourth year: for apomoira, one drachme 5 obols 6 chalkoi, = 1 drachme 5 obols 6 chalkoi; for transport of olives, 1 obol 6 chalkoi; for naubion, 1 obol 2 chalkoi; for additional charges, 2 obols 6 chalkoi; for acreage tax, one drachme 2 obols, = 1 drachme 2 obols; for additional charges, 6 chalkoi; for exchange, 1/2 obol; for geometria of the twenty-fifth year, four drachmai 3 obols, = 4 drachmai 3 obols; for additional charges, 1 obol 6 chalkoi.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich VI Pearl OM-Youtie HC 1944 385 Pearl OM-Youtie HC, PMich VI, 385, 1944

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
182
Year End
185

Technical Details

Record
1733
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