P.Mich.inv. 6963 / Verso

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 6963
Processing Number
3051
Section/Side
Recto + Verso
Image Side
Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto (written across the fibres) + Verso
Connections
P.Mich. XVIII, 775-780; P.Heid. VI, 374
Material
Pap
Size
11.5 x 26.2 cm
Items
1
Lines
Recto - 17;
Verso - 2
Mounted
No
Negative
Yes
Conservation Status
Partly damaged
Palaeographic Description
Recto written across the fibres
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
205-204 B.C.[?] (or 180 B.C.[?] Kramer)
Origin
Mouchis, Polemonos 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
Peteminis (alias Ptolemaios)
Type of Text/Title of Work
Official Notice of Non-Payment
Content
Official notice of the non-payment of most of the money owed for the concession of the beer sales in Mouchis; the verso shows that the debt was covered by an amnesty
Persons
Diophantos;
Peteminis (alias Ptolemaios) (see P.Mich. XVIII, p. 92-93);
Petesouchos (see also P.Mich. XVIII, 778?);
(Ptolemy V Epiphanes?), basileus
Geographica
Mouchis, Polemonos meris; Aphrodites polis
Translation
To Diophantos from Peteminis, resident of Mouchis in the Division of Polemon. I inform you of Petesouchos, the holder of the beer concession at Mouchis and Aphroditopolis for the [. .] year: 27 talents for the (sc. beer shop) in Mouchis, 12 talents for Aphroditopolis, 39 talents in all, from which has been paid 8 talents for Mouchis, and 6 talents for Aphroditopolis, totaling 14, the remainder being 25 talents - from which there is for security to him a house in Mouchis and a vacant plot of land.
(Verso)
(2nd hand) Year 1, which (debts) the King has forgiven.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich XVIII Loftus A - Schwendner G 1996 780A Pl. XVII Loftus A - Schwendner G, PMich XVIII, 780A, 1996, Pl. XVII

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
B. Kramer, Archiv 44 (1998) p. 326

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
s

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-205
Year End
-180

Technical Details

Image Size
2310 x 3041
File Size
935 KB
Record
3051
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-3051/6963v_a.tif

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"P.Mich.inv. 6963; Verso". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-3051/6963v_a.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 24, 2022.