P.Mich.inv. 6959 / Recto
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Background and Physical Properties
- Recto; Verso is blank
- 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
- 18.5 x 25 cm (Fragment B: 6 x 3.7 cm)
- Fragment A - 16;
- fragment B - 5
- Conservation Status
- Fragment A broken off at the top (except a thin strip along the left edge); Fragment B could be part of the missing upper part, but its place can not be determined with certainty
- Ann Arbor
- April 16, 197 B.C.[?]
- Unknown place of which depended Trikomia and Lysimachis, Themistou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
- Unknown necropolis (cemeteries at Abusir al-Malaq or al-Lahun?)
- Mummy cartonnage bought in 1982
- Ly[- - -] (Lysias?)
- Type of Text/Title of Work
- Official Letter of Introduction
- An unknown official, Lu[- - - ], informs various subordinates of a new appointee and orders them to render him all due assistance
- Subject Headings
- Police--Egypt--Arsinoite Nome.
- Tax collection--Egypt--Arsinoite Nome.
- Employment references--Egypt--Arsinoite Nome.
- Ly[- - -] (Lysias? see also P.Mich. XVIII, 769);
- [- - -, antigrapheus?];
- (unnamed) phylakitai
- Trikomia; Lysimachis
- Lysias(?) [to - - - and] policemen, greetings. [So-and-so, the man [presenting this order] has been appointed [to oversee the collection of the . . . tax . . .?] of Trikomia (and) Lysimachis. In whatever matters, then, he happens to need from you the things pertaining to this, you will do well to co-operate with him so that none of the things beneficial to the royal treasury be neglected. Farewell. Year 8, Phamenoth 8.
- Papyri.info Link
Information on Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections PMich XVIII Mackay CS 1996 770 Pl. VIII Mackay CS, PMich XVIII, 770, 1996, Pl. VIII
Information on Publications--Bibliography
- C. Suess apud B. Kramer, Archiv 44 (1998) p. 324; Tomasz Derda, ARSINOITHS NOMOS. Administration of the Fayum under Roman Rule, Warsaw 2006, p. 22, n. 62
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- Image Size
- 2170 x 3042
- File Size
- 878 KB
- Link to this Item
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"P.Mich.inv. 6959; Recto". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-3047/6959r_a.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 10, 2022.