P.Mich.inv. 646 / Recto

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 646
Processing Number
2843
Section/Side
Recto
Image Side
Recto

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto; Verso is blank
Connections
Archive of Kronion son of Apion, nomographos of the grapheion of Tebtynis
Material
Pap
Size
15 x 22 cm
Items
1
Lines
28
Mounted
Yes
Negative
Yes
Conservation Status
broken off at the bottom; the surface of the papyrus has been badly worn, and much of the writing is very faint
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
December 5, 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
Horos, son of Harmiysis; Orsenouphis, son of Horouanchious; Harmais, son of Petesouchos; Stotouetis, son of Kollouthos; Aunes, son of Tephorsos; and Onnophris, son of Kollouthos, all 6 being presbyteroi demosion georgon; and Harmiysis, son of Orseus, grammateus georgon
Type of Text/Title of Work
Lease of Public Land
Content
Lease of pasture land by Herakleides, son of Didymos, from the six elders and the secretary of the public cultivators in Tebtynis (compare P.Mich. II, 121, recto, col. IV, abstract 12). The body of the contract was not finished
Persons
Gaius, Emperor;
Horos, son of Harmiysis grandson of Harpares, presbyteros of the demosioi georgoi of Tebtynis;
Orsenouphis son of Horouanchious, presbyteros of the demosioi georgoi of Tebtynis (see also P.Mich. II, p. 224; V, p. 389);
Harmaeis (Harmais) son of Petesouchos, presbyteros of the demosioi georgoi of Tebtynis (see also P.Mich. V, 297?);
Stotouetis (Stotoetis) son of Kollouthos, presbyteros of the demosioi georgoi of Tebtynis (see also P.Mich. V, 314?);
Aunes son of Tephorsos (Tephersos), presbyteros of the demosioi georgoi of Tebtynis;
Onnophris son of Kollouthos, presbyteros of the demosioi georgoi of Tebtynis (see also P.Mich. II, 121, recto, col. IV, abstract 2?);
Harmiysis son of Orseus, grammateus of the demosioi georgoi of Tebtynis (see also P.Mich. II, 121, recto, col. IV, abstract 12);
Herakleides son of Didymos, Perses tes epigones (see also P.Mich. V, 236; 262?)
Geographica
Tebtynis, Polemonos meris, Arsinoite nome; Perses; drymos theou legomenos; Kanabis legomenon
Translation
The second year of Gaius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, Peritios 9, Choiak 9, in Tebtynis of the division of Polemon in the Arsinoite nome. Horos, son of Harmiysis, son of Harpares, about 68 years old, with a scar on his right forearm, and Orsenouphis, son of Horouanchious, about 58 years old, with a scar on his right calf, and Harmaeis, son of Petesouchos, about 55 years old, with a scar on his left calf, and Stotouetis, son of Kollouthos, with a scar on the little finger of his left hand, and Aunes, son of Tephorsos, about 33 years old, with a scar on the left side of his forehead, and Onnophris, son of Kollouthos, about 35 years old, with a scar on his right knee, the six being elders of the public cultivators of the same village, and Harmiysis, son of Orseus, secretary of the cultivators, about 55 years old, with a scar on his right forearm, the seven have leased to Herakleides, son of Didymos, a Persian of the epigone, about 50 years old, with a scar on the middle of his nose, the half share of the so-called marsh of the god, the part on the east near the said village of Tebtynis, of the reed bed and arum and lotus root, and of the dry pastures of the so-called Kanabis, for two years from the present second year of Gaius Caesar Augustus Germanicus; the arum and whatever there is for fodder for pigs; the rent of all the land being sixty drachmai of minted silver coin a year . . .
(2nd hand) We, Horos, son of Harmiysis, son of Harpares, and Orsenouphis, son of Horouanchious, and Harmaeis, son of Petesouchos, and Stotouetis, son of Kollouthos, and Aunes, son of Tephorsos, and Onnophris, son of Kollouthos, the six elders of the public cultivators, and Harmiysis, secretary of the cultivators, the seven belonging to the same cultivators, acknowledge that we have leased to Herakleides, son of Didymos, the half share of the so-called marsh of the god, the eastern part, near the village of Tebtynis, of the reed bed and arum and lotus root, and of the dry pastures of the so-called Kanabis, for two years from the present [- - -]

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich V Husselman EM 1944 313 Husselman EM, PMich V, 313, 1944

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Institution
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Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
37
Year End
37

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4608 x 3480
File Size
2 MB
Record
2843
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