P.Mich.inv. 644 / Recto

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 644
Processing Number
2835
Section/Side
Recto
Image Side
Recto

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto; Verso is blank
Connections
+ P.Mich.inv. 694; P.Mich. V, 264 (inv. 677 + 732 + 741) has the complete contract. - Archive of Kronion son of Apion, nomographos of the grapheion of Tebtynis
Material
Pap
Size
9.5 x 29.3 cm and 16.3 x 29.3 cm (total size: 40.7 x 29.3 cm)
Items
2
Lines
1 + 8
Mounted
No
Negative
Yes
Conservation Status
damaged along the folds
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
February 7[?], 37 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
Thenpetermouthis, daughter of Hatres
Type of Text/Title of Work
Sale of a Slave
Content
Subscriptions of a contract by which Thenpetermouthis, daughter of Hatres, sells to her two children Takounais and Tesenouphis the fifth a female slave named Tasouchas
Persons
Tiberius, Emperor;
Thenpetermouthis daughter of Hatres;
Triadelphos also called Psenthneus son of Petermouthis Sabakous and Thenphatres, nephew & guardian of Thenpetermouthis;
Thenphatres (daughter of Hatres), sister of Thenpetermouthis;
Takonaeis (Takonais) = Takounais daughter of Phomsaeis (Phomsais) and Thenpetermouthis;
Tesenouphis son of Tesenouphis and Takounais, guardian of Takounais;
Tesenouphis pemptos, son of Phomsaeis (Phomsais) and Thenpetermouthis;
Tasouchas, paidiske doule;
Chales deuteros, son of Chales aliasTamas
Translation
23rd year of Tiberius Caesar Augustusm Mecheri 13. Official copy.
(2nd hand) I, Thenpetermouthis, daughter of Hatres, with my guardian, the son of my sister Thenphatres, Triadelphos, also called Psenthneus, son of Petermouthis Sabakous, acknowledge that I have sold to my children, Takounais and Tesenouphis the fifth, both children of Phomsais, with the guardian of Takounais, her own son Tesenouphis, son of Tesenouphis, the young female slave that belongs to me, whose name is Tasouchas, who is seventeen years old, with somewhat inflamed eyelids and a scar on the right side of her forehead, such as she is, not to be rejected except for external claims and epilepsy. And I have received from Takounais and Tesenouphis the fifth, the entireprice fixed and agreed upon, in full, from hand to hand, out of the house; and I guarantee them in accordance with this sale with every guarantee, except against flight; and I shall relinquish her free from external claims, security, and mortgage, not sold before, either in part, or mortgaged, the former sale of one half of a house and courtyard remaining valid for us as aforesaid. Chales the second, son of Chales also called Tamas, wrote for them since they are illiterate.
(3rd hand) Tesenouphis, son of Pomsais. The sale was made to me as aforesaid.
(4th hand) Takounais, daughter of Pomsais, with my guardian, my son Tesenouphis, son of Tesenouphis. The sale was made to <me> as aforesaid. I, Tesenouphis, wrote for her as she is illiterate.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich V Husselman EM 1944 265 Husselman EM, PMich V, 265, 1944

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
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Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
37
Year End
37

Technical Details

Image Size
4608 x 3480
File Size
2 MB
Record
2835
Link to this Item
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