P.Mich.inv. 656 / Recto

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 656
Processing Number
2875
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
24.9 x 28 cm
Items
1
Lines
1 + 9
Mounted
Yes
Negative
No
Conservation Status
complete
Palaeographic Description
1st hand: see also P.Mich. V, 323
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
April-March, 46 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
Haryotes, son of Herodion
Type of Text/Title of Work
Receipt for Part of a Dowry
Content
Subscription to a deed by which Haryotes, son of Herodion, acknowledges the receipt of 100 silver drachmai from his wife Taorsenouphis, daughter of Aphrodisios, as an additional gift beyond the dowry and the parapherna received previously; in case of separation the money is to be returned. The transaction is recorded in the grapheion registers P.Mich. II, 128, col. III, l. 5; V, 240, l. 26
Persons
Haryotes (presbyteros) son of Herodion, husband of Taorsenouphis, Perses tes epigones (see also P.Mich. V, 323);
Taorsenouphis daughter of Aphrodisios, wife of Haryotes;
Eutychos son of Orsenouphis, kinsman and guardian of Taorsenouphis
Translation
(At the top) Official copy. 6th year of Claudius, month Germanikeios.
I, Haryotes, son of Herodion, a Persian of the epigone, acknowledge that I have received from my present wife who lives with me, Taorsenouphis, daughter of Aphrodisios, straightway, from hand to hand, out of the house, as an additional gift on her own behalf, a dowry of one hundred drachmai of coined silver, and I will treat her as my wedded wife; and, if a separation from each other shall occur, I will give back the aforesaid hundred drachmai of silver. The alimentary contract for the other dowry of money and the paraphernon, which you have from me, for which my parents give joint security, shall remain valid for you, Taorsenouphis, and all the conditions specified in it shall be valid, and I will do everything as aforesaid.
(2nd hand) Taorsenouphis, daughter of Aphrodisios, with her guardian, me, her kinsman Eutychos, son of Orsenouphis. The acknowledgment was made to me as aforesaid. I, Eutychos, wrote for her because she is illiterate, and I have been appointed her guardian.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich V Husselman EM 1944 339 Husselman EM, PMich V, 339, 1944 -- BL VIII, 213 (l. 2) BL VIII, 213 (l. 2)

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
P.Ups.Frid., p. 26-27

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
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Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
46
Year End
46

Technical Details

Image Size
4608 x 3480
File Size
2 MB
Record
2875
Link to this Item
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