P.Mich.inv. 3123 / Recto

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 3123
Processing Number
1812
Section/Side
Recto + Verso
Image Side
Recto

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto (+ Verso of P.Cair. inv. JdE 48500)
Connections
+ P.Cair. inv. unknown (see Pap.Lugd.Bat. XXI, p. 75); Zenon archive
Material
Pap
Size
whole size: 32 x 10 cm (Edgar); P.Mich.inv. 3123 only: 16.3 x 10.7 cm
Items
1
Lines
5
Mounted
Yes
Negative
No
Conservation Status
broken off on the left side; a few letters missing between the 2 fragments
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
(About) 257 B.C.
Origin
unknown place, Egypt(?)
Provenance
Philadelpheia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Acquisition
July 1925; Acquired from Dr. Kondilios
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Zoilos
Type of Text/Title of Work
Official Letter
Content
Letter sent by an employee of an agent of the admiral Kallikrates to the dioiketes Apollonios, requesting payment of certain sums for the tax devoted to the upkeep of the navy (trierarchema)
Persons
[Apollonios], dioiketes (see Pros. Ptol. I 16 + add.);
Zoilos, ho para [- - -]ontos ..., logeutes tou trierarchematos (see Pros. Ptol. I 100);
[- - -]on, ho para Kallikratous
Kallikrates (nauarchos) (see Pros. Ptol. VI 14607);
Oromachos;
Deinon (see Pap.Lugd.Bat. XXI, p. 311)
Translation
[To Apollonios] the dioiketes greeting from Zoilos, agent of [- - -]on, agent of Kallikrates, collector of the [navy tax] (trierarchema). Kallikrates wrote to me to remind you about the navy tax (trierarchema) which [- - -] Oromachos and Deinon. Kallikrates [wrote] also to you to pay [- - -] for the 28th year 570 drachmai, so that the total is 1,140 drachmai. If it please you then, [pay us that sum]. May you prosper.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich I Edgar CC 1931 100 Edgar CC, PMich I, 100, 1931

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
sc

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-257
Year End
-257

Technical Details

Image Size
4608 x 3480
File Size
2 MB
Record
1812
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1812/3123r_a.tif

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"P.Mich.inv. 3123; Recto". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1812/3123r_a.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 30, 2023.