P.Mich.inv. 3218 / Verso

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 3218
Processing Number
1882
Section/Side
Recto + Verso
Image Side
Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto + Verso
Connections
Zenon archive
Material
Pap
Size
17.5 x 33 cm
Items
1
Lines
Recto - 29;
Verso - 3
Mounted
No
Negative
No
Conservation Status
middle part quite damaged
Palaeographic Description
L. 27-29 in Zenon's hand
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
248 or 247 B.C.
Origin
Unknown place, Egypt
Provenance
Philadelpheia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Acquisition
November 1925; Acquired from Brummer
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Unknown; Zenon
Type of Text/Title of Work
Money account
Content
Money account, perhaps a commercial agent on board a Nile boat, concerning 1,000 copper drachmai that the writer has received, and of which 701 have been repaid in various transactions
Persons
Theogenes (see Pap.Lugd.Bat. XXI, p. 339);
Dromon (see Pap.Lugd.Bat. XXI, p. 321);
Asklepiades;
Epharmostos (son of Agreophon) (see Pros.Ptol. IV 11382; VI 16381);
Mikion (see Pros.Ptol. V 14223);
Hieron (see Pap.Lugd.Bat. XXI, p. 346)
Geographica
Alexandria; Kanopos; Krokodilon polis (Arsinoiton polis); Ptolemais; Kerke
Translation
(Recto)
We have received what you paid to Theogenes in Alexandria, 1,000 copper drachmai.
Towards this you have received what Dromon in Kanopos (paid), 180 silver drachmai, and in Alexandria, what Epharmostos . . ., 140 silver drachmai; [- - -] choai at 1 drachme 1 1/2 obol each, equal 320 silver drachmai; [- - -] from Krokodilon polis [- - -]; 'for those who transferred (the freight) from the mouth (of the river) to the boat [- - -]'; and transport fare to Ptolemais [- - -]; and from Ptolemais to Kerke [- - -], equal 645 silver drachmai, which equal [- - -] at the four drachmai, 695 (copper) drachmai 4 1/2 obols; (and) 6 copper drachmai 1 obol; giving a total of: 701 copper drachmai 5 1/2 obols; remain: 298 drachmai 1/2 obol.
(2nd hand) And Mikion took 20 minas of wax, 16 (drachmai) 2 obols; and in the 38th year, he has received for '15' minas of wool, 30 drachmai; and what we have guaranteed from Hieron for '15' other minas, 30 drachmai.
(Verso: vestiges of title or docket)

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich I Edgar CC 1931 61 Edgar CC, PMich I, 61, 1931 -- BL IV, 55 (lines 17-18). Line 26: read 16 (drachmai) 2 obols, rather than 16 (drachmai). (PH) BL IV, 55 (lines 17-18). Line 26: read 16 (drachmai) 2 obols, rather than 16 (drachmai). (PH)

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
T. Reekmans, CE 30 (1955) p. 373.

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
sc

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-248
Year End
-247

Technical Details

Image Size
4608 x 3480
File Size
2 MB
Record
1882
Link to this Item
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