P.Mich.inv. 3133 / Recto

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 3133
Processing Number
1822
Section/Side
Recto
Image Side
Recto

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto; Verso bears a faint off-set of another text
Connections
+ P.Cair. inv. JdE 51618; Zenon archive
Material
Pap
Size
Total size (including the Cairo portion): 42 x 35 cm (Edgar). Col. I: 16.7 x 30 cm; top of col. II-III: 16 x 15.7 cm
Items
3
Lines
Col. I - 19;
col. II - 20 (10 on the Michigan fragment);
col. III - 25 (5 on the Michigan fragment)
Mounted
Yes
Negative
No
Conservation Status
broken into several fragments; top right corner missing
Palaeographic Description
good clerk's hand (l. 1-48); l. 49-64 by the same clerk in a more hurried hand or by another person (Edgar)
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
IIIrd century B.C. (ca. 255-254 B.C.[?])
Origin
Philadelpheia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Provenance
Philadelpheia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Acquisition
July 1925; Acquired from Dr. Kondilios
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Unknown
Type of Text/Title of Work
Account of Woodwork for a House
Content
Account concerning the making and painting of the woodwork in a new house, probably built for Diotimos
Persons
[[Athemmeus]] Semtheus (Semphtheus) (see Pros.Ptol. V 13278);
Apollonios (see Pros.Ptol. V 13237);
Hedylos (son of Dion), architekton (see Pros.Ptol. I 83 = 123 = 531);
Artemidoros (trapezites) (see Pros.Ptol. I 1164);
Charmos (see Pros.Ptol. V 14266);
Theopompos (see Pap.Lugd.Bat. XXI, p. 341);
Sosos (see Pros.Ptol. V 14453);
Ephesos (see Pros.Ptol. V 14368)
Geographica
Krokodilon polis (Arsinoiton polis)
Translation
In account with Semtheus and Apollonios. You are entitled to be paid as follows in accordance with the contract given out by Hedylos the architect. In the dining-room with seven couches and the exedra, for 10 windows with bars and panelled sides, shutting on the inside, and having fillets, at 2 drachmai each, 20 drachmai; and for these windows ten sets of panels at 4 drachmai each, 40 drachmai. Also 2 side-doors with two faces, the height of each being 3 cubits and the breadth in proportion, at 6 drachmai each, 12 drachmai. Also a door with panelled sides, 6 cubits high and proportionately broad, 12 drachmai. In the bedroom, 8 latticed windows, . . cubits high and proportionately broad, at 2 drachmaieach, 16 drachmai; and for these, panelled sides shutting on the inside, at 4 drachmai each, 32 drachmai. A door with panelled sides, height 4 2/3 cubits, breadth in proportion, 8 drachmai. Also for the concealed door leading to the exedra, height 3 2/3 cubits, breadth 10 palms, 4 drachmai. Single doors of 3 cubits, one to the stairway, 4 drachmai, and one for the privy, likewise 4 drachmai. For the bath-house 4 sham-double doors with solid jambs, at 4 drachmai each, 16 drachmai. For 12 minas of glue, 12 drachmai. Total 180 drachmai. Towards this you have received the following sums. Through the bank of Artemidoros: on Pachons . . .; on Pauni 4, . . .; on the 7th, . . .; on the 19th, 20 drachmai. On the 27th throuh Charmos, 8 drachmai. Total 155 drachmai. Remainder 25 drachmai. Also from Theopompos in Krokodilopolis, 12 drachmai. From Sosos, 10 drachmai. Through Ephesos on Mesore 19 towards the execution, as contracted for, of the woodwork, pending settlement of account, 40 drachmai. On Thoth 30, through the bank, 8 drachmai. On Phaophi 8, through the bank, . . . To Semphtheus contractor for the exedra attached to the bath-house, in accordance with his accepted tender, 18 drachmai. To the same, for the doors, 8 drachmai.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich I Edgar CC 1931 38 Edgar CC, PMich I, 38, 1931 -- BL VIII, 220 (bibliography) BL VIII, 220 (bibliography)

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
G. Husson, OIKIA. Le vocabulaire de la maison privee en Egypte d'apres les papyrus grecs (Paris, 1983) p. 302-306 (with earlier bibliography on the house of Diotimos).

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
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Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-299
Year End
-200

Technical Details

Image Size
3480 x 4608
File Size
2 MB
Record
1822
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