P.Mich.inv. 5458

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 5458
Processing Number
2465
Section/Side
a; Recto

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto
Material
Pap
Size
5 x 3.4 cm
Items
1
Lines
4
Mounted
No
Negative
Yes
Conservation Status
broken off on the right side and at the bottom
Status
published
Library
Cairo

Contents

Date
196-198 A.D.
Origin
Unknown place, Themistou or Polemonos meros, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Provenance
Karanis, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Acquisition
28-C67K-C
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Chairemon, komogrammateus
Type of Text/Title of Work
Official Letter: Nomination of Liturgists
Content
Official letter sent by a komogrammateus to the strategos of the Themistos and Polemon divisions, giving him the names of persons who could be designated to supervise the dyke works
Subject Headings
Administration
Irrigation
Persons
Bolanus, strategos of the Themistou [kai Polemonos merides];
Chairemon, komogrammateus
Geographica
Themistou [kai Polemonos merides] of the Arsinoite nome
Translation
To Bolanus, strategos of the Arsinoite nome, Themistos [and Polemon divisions], from Chairemon, village secretary [of - - -. Being asked you to submit names (of persons)] for the supervision of dykes (chomatekbolia) [and for - - -] of the canals of the present [. . year - - -]

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
ZPE 106 Sijpesteijn PJ 1995 218-219 Pl. VId XXII, 15783 Sijpesteijn PJ, ZPE 106, 218-219, 1995, Pl. VId -- XXII, 15783 -- Line 2: Chairemon can hardly be a ko[mogrammateus Karanidos], as he would then have had to write to the strategos of the Herakleidou meris; he must have been village secretary of a village of the Themistou meris or of the Polemonos meris. (PH). Line 2: Chairemon can hardly be a ko[mogrammateus Karanidos], as he would then have had to write to the strategos of the Herakleidou meris; he must have been village secretary of a village of the Themistou meris or of the Polemonos meris. (PH).

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
196
Year End
198

Technical Details

Record
2465
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