P.Mich.inv. 707 / Recto

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 707
Processing Number
3074
Section/Side
Recto
Image Side
Recto

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto; Verso is blank
Connections
+ P.Mich.inv. 750; duplicate of P.Mich. V, 329 (inv. 706). - Archive of Kronion son of Apion, nomographos of the grapheion of Tebtynis
Material
Pap
Size
34.5 x 22.5 cm (total size)
Items
1
Lines
Col. I - 11;
col. II - 6
Mounted
Yes
Negative
No
Conservation Status
badly frayed and broken off at the bottom
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
40-41 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
Psenkebkis, son of Pakebkis
Type of Text/Title of Work
Loan on Security
Content
Contracts of sale of a share of a house and of loan of 72 drachmai, made between the same parties, Psenkebkis, son of Pakebkis, with his wife Thenmarsisouchos, and Didymos, son of Lysimachos; the two documents together constitute a mortgage, the share of a house being the security for the loan
Persons
Psenkebkis son of Pakebkis, husband of Thenmarsisouchos, Perses tes epigones;
Didymos son of Lysimachos (see P.Mich. V, p. 16-7?);
(unnamed) sons of Sekonopis son of Apalous;
(unnamed) sons of Lysimachos son of Didymos (see P.Mich. V, p. 16-17?);
Marepsemis son of Paopis;
Sigeris son of Paopis;
Mares (Marres) son of Marepsemis;
Thenmarsisouchos daughter of Psyphis, wife of Psenkebkis;
Gaius, Emperor
Geographica
Tebtynis
Translation
(Col. I)
I, Psenkebkis, son of Pakebkis, acknowledge that I have sold to Didymos, son of Lysimachos, from the present day forever, the three shares that belong to me of the three (sic, read four) shares of the old house which is inherited from my father, and is subject to purchase, and of the courtyard, and the court in which there is also a building of masonry construction, in Tebtynis, common and undivided. The neighbors of all this property are on the south the lots of the sons of Sekonopis, son of Apalous, and in part the temple of Hermouthis, on the north the vacant lots of the sons of Lysimachos, son of Didymos, and in part those of Marepsemis, son of Paopis, and in part our entrance and exit,on the west the royal road, on the east the courtyard of Sigeris, [son of Paopis], and in part[ the . . . of Mares, son of Marepsemis. And I have received from Didymos] the entire price, [in full, at once, from hand to hand, out of the house, and I guarantee it from] all [public debts and every impost, and from private encumbrances. My wife] Thenmarsisouchos, daughter of Psyphis, consents to this sale and agrees not to proceed against it or bring any claim, and agrees that no one else shall in her behalf a aforesaid. - - -]
(Col. II)
I, Psenkebkis, son of Pakebkis, a Persian of the epigone, and my wife Thenmarsisouchos, daughter of Psyphis, a Persian, with her guardian [- - -]

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich V Husselman EM 1944 330 Husselman EM, PMich V, 330, 1944 -- BL VIII, 213 (date). - L. 5: the Hermoutheos hie[r]on (with omega for omikron), located in the village, must be a temple of the goddess Hermouthis, not a sacred land owned by a woman of this name. (PH) BL VIII, 213 (date). - L. 5: the Hermoutheos hie[r]on (with omega for omikron), located in the village, must be a temple of the goddess Hermouthis, not a sacred land owned by a woman of this name. (PH)
-- J.D. Thomas, Notes on papyri relating to Claudia Isidora, BASP 41 (2004), 151-153 J.D. Thomas, Notes on papyri relating to Claudia Isidora, BASP 41 (2004), 151-153

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Institution
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Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
40
Year End
41

Technical Details

Image Size
4608 x 3480
File Size
2 MB
Record
3074
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