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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 629
Processing Number
2791
Section/Side
Recto + Verso
Image Side
Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto + Verso
Connections
Archive of Kronion son of Apion, nomographos of the grapheion of Tebtynis
Material
Pap
Size
12 x 23.5 cm
Items
1
Lines
Recto - 37;
Verso - 2
Mounted
Yes
Negative
Yes
Conservation Status
nearly complete; a few holes
Palaeographic Description
1st hand: a medium-sized upright cursive, with extreme carelessness shown in individual letter forms; 3rd hand: slow-writer
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
May 21, 26 A.D.
Origin
Tebtynis, Polemonos meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Provenance
Tebtynis, Polemonos meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Acquisition
1921, Acquired by Kelsey from Nahman in Cairo
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Chairemon, son of Horos; Herodes, son of Herodes; and Patynis, son of Marepsemis
Type of Text/Title of Work
Contract of Partnership
Content
Copy of a contract by which Chairemon, son of Horos, Herodes, son of Herodes, and Patynis, son of Marepsemis, agree to admit Papnebtynis, son of Petesis, as a partner with a quarter interest in a four-year lease of a catoecic allotment of 40 arourai rented to them by Chairemon, son of Penkios
Persons
Tiberius;
Chairemon son of Horos;
Heroides (Herodes) son of Herodes (see also P.Mich. II, 121, recto, col. III, abstract 5; V, 252; 257; 293; 346; P.S.I. VIII, 905; 907; X, 1130 ?);
Patynis son of Marepsemis (see also P.Mich. XII. 632);
Papnebtynis son of Petesis, Perses tes epigones (see also P.Mich. V, 295);
Chairemon son of Penkios;
Eutychos son of Maron
Geographica
Tebtynis, Polemonos meris, Arsinoite nome; Perses
Translation
(Recto)
The twelfth year of Tiberius Caesar Augustus, the twenty-sixth of the month Panemos, Pachon 26, at Tebtynis in the division of Polemon of the Arsinoite nome.
Chairemon, son of Horos, about twenty-nine years old, with a scar on his forehead to the left, and Herodes, son of Herodes, about forty-five years old, with a scar on his right forearm, and Patynis, son of Marepsemis, about thirty years old, with a scar below his left eyebrow, acknowledge to Papnebtynis, son of Petesis, a Persian of the epigone, about forty-five years old, with a scar on his right shin, that they have given him a partnership to the extent of the fourth part of the catoecic allotment of 40 arourai or thereabouts which they hold under lease from Chairemon, son of Penkios, near the village, for four years from the present twelfth year of Tiberius Caesar Augustus. The total annual rental is fixed by the lease, including the seed which Chairemon shall furnish, namely, 35 artabai of seed wheat and 5 artabai of barley, at 197 1/2 artabai of wheat and 50 artabai of barley, and 2 artabai of bread for good will, and a bonus of 5 drachmai in silver. And he himself will be responsible for the 23 artabai of wheat which he owes according to a loan, and shall be obliged to adhere to the terms of the lease, and it will not be permissible for him to give up the partnership.
Signatory for Papnebtynis, Eutychos, son of Maron, about 60 years old, with a scar on the left side of his chin.
(2nd hand) We, Chairemon, son of Horos, and Herodes, son of Herodes, and Patynis, son of Marepsemis, acknowledge that we have granted the partnership as aforesaid. I, Herodes, wrote for them.
(3rd hand) I, Chairemon, son of Horos, ordered him to write.
(4th hand) I, Papnebtynis, son of Petesis, have received the contract and the other things accordingly. Eutychos, son of Maron, wrote for him since he is illiterate.
(5th hand) A copy of the partnership has been registered. The 12th year of Tiberius Caesar Augustus, Pachon 26.
(Verso)
Copy of the agreement made by Papnebtynis with Chairemon and others. (sic)

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich V Boak AER 1944 348 Boak AER, PMich V, 348, 1944 -- BL VII, 111 (date); BL IX, 160 (l. 25). BL VII, 111 (date); BL IX, 160 (l. 25).

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
H.J. Wolff, ZSav 74 (1957) p. 60, n. 79; P.Mich. XII, p. 18.

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
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Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
26
Year End
26

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3480 x 4608
File Size
695 KB
Record
2791
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