P.Mich.inv. 4226 / Verso

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 4226
Processing Number
2167
Section/Side
Recto
Image Side
Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto; see also P.Mich.inv. 4226 verso
Connections
Papers of Eirene, daughter of Orpheus (see S.B. Pomeroy, Women in Hell.Egypt, p. 158-160)
Material
Pap
Size
17.1 x 31 cm
Items
1
Lines
Recto - 31
Mounted
Yes
Negative
No
Conservation Status
A large section, roughly wedge-shaped, is missing from the upper portion
Palaeographic Description
The writing on both recto and verso is in medium-sized square letters (Schuman)
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
181-180 B.C.[?]
Origin
Probably Philadelphia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Provenance
Probably Philadelphia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Acquisition
July 1925; Acquired by Dr. Askren and Prof Boak
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Probably Eirene, daughter of Orpheus or a representative
Type of Text/Title of Work
Agricultural Account
Content
Annual summary of Eirene's gross income from direct operation of her orchard and from rents of other properties, followed by her outlay upon rent and taxes to the state
Persons
Samôs;
Tesenouphis (son of Petous, Arsinoites) (see also P.Mich. III, 182; 183; 193; P.Col.Zen. II, 121-122);
Nikandros (Syrakosios, hippeus, ogdoekontarouros) (see also P.Mich. III, 182-183)
Menelaos;
Theodoros
Translation
(Recto)
[- - -]
Year 2, Thoth. Total income, 2[8] talents [4990 drachmai], viz. from garden, 23 talents 5000 drachmai; from figs and pomegranates of the first year (?), 4500; from maternal property, 4790; from Samos for henna oil, 400; from gardener, 1000; rent of Theodoros, 5500; other receits, altogether, for rents, 275 per month, = 3300; from pigeoncote for the 2nd year, 1 talent, and the 500 drachmai owed in addition up to Choiak; in the account of Tesenouphis, from wine, 8 keramia at 500, 4000; total, 28 talents 4990 drachmai.
From this amount: to the king for the dorea, owed for the 21st year, 1 talent 5000, and owed for the first year likewise for the dorea, 3 talents 1440; for the (parcel) on royal land, 1 talent 3000; for maternal property, 1500; for pigeoncote, 1000; on the mortgage, to Nikandros, 10 talents; total, 16 talents 5940; remainder, 11 talents 5050 drachmai.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich III Schuman VB 1936 200, recto Schuman VB, PMich III, 200, recto, 1936 -- BL III, 110 (l. 23; 27-28); BL VIII, 212 (l. 17; bibliography) BL III, 110 (l. 23; 27-28); BL VIII, 212 (l. 17; bibliography)

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
P.Col.Zen. II, p. 195-198; L. Bandi, Études dédiées à la mémoire de A.M. Andréadès (Athenes, 1940) p. 23-34; S.B. Pomeroy, Women in Hellenistic Egypt (Detroit, 1990[2]) p. 158-160

Availability/System Requirements

Scanner Initials
CT
Date Scanned
7/30/1996
Institution
sr

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-181
Year End
-180

Technical Details

Image Size
2977 x 2225
File Size
881 KB
Record
2167
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-2167/4226v_a.tif

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