P.Mich.inv. 3161 / Recto

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 3161
Processing Number
1847
Section/Side
Recto
Image Side
Recto

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto; Verso is blank
Material
Pap
Size
9.5 x 28.8 cm
Items
1
Lines
26
Mounted
No
Negative
Yes
Conservation Status
Complete, but damaged along some folds and at the bottom; faded at places
Palaeographic Description
The first hand stylistically resembles the first hand of P.Mich. V, 266, from Tebtynis, and the contemporary hands in contracts from Oxyrhynchus. (Boak)
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
September 26, 38 A.D.
Origin
Unknown
Provenance
Unknown
Acquisition
July 1925; Acquired from Dr. Kondilios
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Maron, son of Melankomas, and Eukrates, son of Herakleides
Type of Text/Title of Work
Application to Sublease Date Crop
Content
Application addressed by Maron, son of Melankomas, and Eukrates, son of Herakleides, to Herakleides, son of Pnepheros, by which they request the right to sublease from him two-thirds of the crop of a palm grove
Subject Headings
Agriculture
Lease
Persons
Herakleides son of Pnepheros;
Maron son of Melankomas;
Eukrates son of Herakleides;
Gaius, Emperor
Geographica
Syrios
Translation
To Herakleides, son of Pnepheros, from Maron, son of Melankomas, and Eukrates, son of Herakleides. We wish to lease two-thirds of the date crop which arrived at maturity in the present third year of Gaius Caesar Augustus Germanicus and which you hold on lease. We promise to pay, for the whole, a rent of twenty-six drachmai of coined silver and . . . obols, and we will pay it in the month of Tybi of the same year, if it appears good to lease to us on the aforesaid terms.
Year 3 of Gaius Caesar Augustus, 29th of the month of Augustus.
Eukrates, son of Herakleides, 30 years old, with a scar on the lower part of the left cheek.
(2nd hand) I, Maron, son of Melankomas, have also submitted the aforesaid application. And we will pay one artaba of Syrian dates by the dromos-measure for dates.
Year 4 of Gaius Caesar Augustus, 29th of the month of Augustus.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich XII Browne GM 1975 630 Browne GM, PMich XII, 630, 1975

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Institution
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Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
38
Year End
38

Technical Details

Image Size
3480 x 4608
File Size
2 MB
Record
1847
Link to this Item
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