P.Mich.inv. 655 / Recto

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 655
Processing Number
2870
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
8 x 28 cm
Items
1
Lines
20
Mounted
No
Negative
No
Conservation Status
complete
Palaeographic Description
an irregular cursive, with letters differing greatly in size (Boak)
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
July 29, 45 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
Ptolemaios, son of Ptolemaios
Type of Text/Title of Work
Receipt for a deed
Content
Acknowledgment by Ptolemaios, son of Ptolemaios, that he has received from Kronion, nomographos of Tebtynis, a deed of cession prepared throught the agency of Kronion for the sons of Heron, son of Labion, who have conveyed some property to Ptolemaios
Subject Headings
Cession
Land ownership
Persons
Ptolemaios son of Ptolemaios;
Kronion (son of Apion), nomographos of Tebtynis;
(unnamed) sons of Heron son of Labion (Labeon);
Claudius, Emperor
Geographica
Tebtynis
Translation
Ptolemaios, son of Ptolemaios, to Kronion, nomographos of Tebtynis, greeting.
I acknowledge that I have received from you the deed of cession executed through you by the sons of Heron, son of Labion, because I have been registered as owner through the registration office for the catoecic lands upon the records of transfer of title; and if anyone accuse you in any way about the register, I myself shall contest his claim. Let this handwriting be valid for everyone who produces it.
The fifth year of Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus Imperator, the fifth of the month Kaisareios.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich V Boak AER 1944 338 Boak AER, PMich V, 338, 1944 -- BL VI, 82 (l. 14) BL VI, 82 (l. 14)

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
H.C. Youtie, TAPA 98 (1967) p. 511-512 [= H.C. Youtie, Scriptiunculae I (Amsterdam, 1973) p. 437-438; 453].

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
sc

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
45
Year End
45

Technical Details

Image Size
3480 x 4608
File Size
2 MB
Record
2870
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-2870/655_a.tif

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"P.Mich.inv. 655; Recto". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-2870/655_a.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 04, 2022.