P.Mich.inv. 3234 / Verso
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- Inventory Number
- P.Mich.inv. 3234
- Processing Number
- Recto + Verso
- Image Side
Background and Physical Properties
- Recto (written across the fibres) + Verso
- Papers of Eirene, daughter of Orpheus (see S.B. Pomeroy, Women in Hell.Egypt, p. 158-160)
- 17.2 x 31.2 cm
- Recto - 8;
- Verso - 2
- Conservation Status
- Damaged along some of the folds
- Palaeographic Description
- A large, bold hand with a tendency toward linking of letters (Schuman) - Recto written across the fibres
- Ann Arbor
- March 5, 182 B.C.
- Probably Krokodeilon polis (Arsinoiton polis), Arsinoite nome, Egypt
- Probably Philadelphia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
- November 1925; Acquired from Brummer
- Eirene, daughter of Orpheus
- Type of Text/Title of Work
- Approval of Terms of a Contract
- Consent given by Eirene to the arrangement for payments made between her creditor, Nikandros, and the lessees of a garden she owned in Philadelphia. The text of the arrangement is P.Mich. III, 182; see also P.Mich. III, 200.
- Subject Headings
- Debtor and creditor--Egypt--Arsinoë (Fayy¯um : Extinct city)
- Ethnic groups--Egypt--Arsinoë (Fayy¯um : Extinct city)
- Land tenure--Egypt--Arsinoë (Fayy¯um : Extinct city)
- Leases--Egypt--Arsinoë (Fayy¯um : Extinct city)
- Literacy--Egypt --Arsinoë (Fayy¯um : Extinct city)
- Rent--Egypt--Arsinoë (Fayy¯um : Extinct city)
- Guardian and ward--Egypt--Arsinoë (Fayy¯um : Extinct city)
- Husband and wife--Egypt--Arsinoë (Fayy¯um : Extinct city)
- Justice, Administration of--Egypt--Arsinoë (Fayy¯um : Extinct city)
- Eirene daughter of Orpheus, wife of Agamemnon, Maketa (see S.B. Pomeroy, Women in Hell.Egypt, p. 158-160);
- Agamemnon son of Chrysermos, Lalasseus, husband and guardian of Eirene;
- Leontiskos (son of Leontiskos, Perses tes epigones) (see also P.Mich. III, 182; 193; P.Col.Zen. II, 121-122);
- Thymos (son of Megakles, Makedon tes epigones) (see also P.Mich. III, 182; P.Col.Zen. II, 121-122);
- Tesenouphis (son of Petous, Arsinoites) (see also P.Mich. III, 182; 193; 200; P.Col.Zen. II, 121-122);
- Nikandros, Syrakosios, (hippeus, ogdoekontarouros) (see also P.Mich. III, 182; 200)
- Maketa; Lalasseus
- Eirene, daughter of Orpheus, a Macedonian woman, acting with her guardian, her husband, Agamemnon, son of Chrysermos, a native of Lalassis, to Leontiskos, Thymos, and Tesenouphis, greeting.
- I agree with you that you are to pay to Nikandros, Syracusan, the rent for the entire garden, 48 talents of copper, in the periods specified in the lease and that I am not bring suit against you regarding these matters provided you fulfil the terms of the agreements. Farewell. Year 23, Tybi 29.
- (2nd hand) I agree according to the above statements.
- To Leontiskos, Thymos, and Tesenouphis.
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Information on Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections PMich III Schuman VB 1931 183 Schuman VB, PMich III, 183, 1931 Light from Ancient Letters White JL 1986 30 White JL, Light from Ancient Letters, 30, 1986
Information on Publications--Bibliography
- S.B. Pomeroy, Women in Hellenistic Egypt (Detroit, 1990) p. 158-160
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- Date Scanned
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- Image Size
- 7087 x 4892
- File Size
- 5 MB
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