P.Mich.inv. 6955 / Verso

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 6955
Processing Number
3045
Section/Side
Recto
Image Side
Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto; Verso: unpublished Demotic text (account of sesame crop)
Connections
See P.Mich. XVIII, p. 89-97, on the group of papyri coming from mummy cartonnage and bought in 1982 by the University of Michigan
Material
Pap
Size
10.6 x 33.2 cm
Items
1
Lines
Recto - 16;
Verso - 16
Mounted
No
Negative
Yes
Conservation Status
Upper right corner broken off; damaged along the folds
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
December 16, 200 B.C.[?]
Origin
Unknown place of which depended Trikomia, Themistou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Provenance
Unknown necropolis (cemeteries at Abusir al-Malaq or al-Lahun?)
Acquisition
Mummy cartonnage bought in 1982
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Lysias
Type of Text/Title of Work
Official Order
Content
Order from Lysias, an official of unspecified rank (nomarch?), to Horos, most likely a crop guard (genematophylax), bidding him guard the sesame crop on a cleruch's property
Persons
Lysias (see also P.Mich. XVIII, 770?);
Horos (genematophylax?);
Stasikrates, hekatontarouros
Geographica
Trikomia
Translation
Lysias to Horos, greetings. As soon as you get this letter, postpone everything and attend the shaking of the sown fall sesame on the personal allotment of Stasikrates, the holder of one hundred arourai, which he possesses near Trikomia, and see to it that you guard it energically, as you will be held accountable to us regarding these matters. Farewell. Year 6, Hathyr 6.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich XVIII Mackay CS 1996 769 Pl. VII Mackay CS, PMich XVIII, 769, 1996, Pl. VII

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
s

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-200
Year End
-200

Technical Details

Image Size
2230 x 3024
File Size
897 KB
Record
3045
Link to this Item
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"P.Mich.inv. 6955; Verso". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-3045/6955v_a.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 02, 2022.