P.Mich.inv. 3101 / Verso

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 3101
Processing Number
1790
Section/Side
Recto + Verso
Image Side
Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto (written across the fibres) + Verso
Connections
Zenon archive
Material
Pap
Size
33.5 x 19 cm
Items
1
Lines
Recto - 6;
Verso - 2
Mounted
Yes
Negative
Yes
Conservation Status
The text is complete, but a rectangular fragment has been cut out of the left bottom corner of the papyrus
Palaeographic Description
Recto written across the fibres
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
September 19 (or 20[?]), 251 B.C.
Origin
perhaps Alexandria, Egypt
Provenance
Philadelpheia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Acquisition
July 1925; Acquired from Dr. Kondilios
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Apollonios, dioiketes
Type of Text/Title of Work
Business Letter
Content
Letter from Apollonios the dioiketes, instructing Zenon to buy him a large supply of fowl to be fattened for the table (perhaps for a festival?)
Persons
Apollonios (dioiketes) (see Pros. Ptol. I 16 + add.);
Zenon (son of Agreophon) (see Pros.Ptol. I 80 + add.);
Dioskourides (see Pros.Ptol. I 76)
Geographica
Ptolemais he epi tou distomou (Ptolemais Hormou)
Translation
(Recto)
Apollonios to Zenon greeting. we have need of 400 fowl for fattening and of 100 hens. Kindly then buy them for us and send them to Ptolemais on the fork of the canal to our agent Dioskourides. Farewell. Year 35, Panemos 28, Epeiph 30.
(Verso)
To Zenon.
(Docket, 2nd hand) Year 35, Mesore 7. Apollonios.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich I Edgar CC 1931 48 Edgar CC, PMich I, 48, 1931 -- BL VIII 220 (bibliography); BL IX 164 (date) BL VIII 220 (bibliography); BL IX 164 (date)
Light from Ancient Letters White JL 1986 25 White JL, Light from Ancient Letters, 25, 1986

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
E. Grzybek, Du calendrier macedonien au calendrier ptolemaique (Basel, 1990) p. 154-155.

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
s

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-251
Year End
-251

Technical Details

Image Size
3072 x 2320
File Size
948 KB
Record
1790
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1790/3101v_b.tif

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"P.Mich.inv. 3101; Verso". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1790/3101v_b.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2022.