P.Mich.inv. 72 / Recto

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 72
Processing Number
3088
Section/Side
Recto
Image Side
Recto

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto; Verso is blank
Connections
Archive of Pausiris, son of Ammonios, the weaver (see Life in a Multi-cultural Society, 1992, p. 181-205)
Material
Pap
Size
9.9 x 35.9 cm
Items
2
Lines
23
Mounted
Yes
Negative
No
Conservation Status
Slightly damaged along the vertical folds
Palaeographic Description
All three hands use a medium-sized, clear, cursive style of writing (Pearl - Schuman)
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
September 9 or 16, 49 A.D.
Origin
Oxyrhynchon polis, Oxyrhynchite nome, province of Egypt
Provenance
Oxyrhynchon polis, Oxyrhynchite nome, province of Egypt
Acquisition
purchased in Egypt by B.P. Grenfell and F.W. Kelsey in March-April 1920
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Pausiris, son of Ammonios
Type of Text/Title of Work
Registration of an Apprentice
Content
Registration of an apprentice weaver by his father, for tax purposes
Persons
Apollonios, topogrammateus and komogrammateus of Oxyrhynchus;
Didymos, topogrammateus and komogrammateus of Oxyrhynchus;
Pausiris son of Ammonios, father of Ammonios, (gerdios) (see Life in a Multi-cultural Society, 1992, p. 181-205);
Ammonios son of Pausiris grandson of Ammonios, (mathetes) (see Life in a Multi-cultural Society, 1992, p. 181-205);
Claudius, emperor;
Apollonios son of Apollonios
Geographica
Oxyrhynchon polis; laura Hippeon Paremboles
Translation
To Apollonios and Didymos, toparchy secretaries and village secretarues of the city of Oxyrhynchus, from Pausiris, son of Ammonios, of the Cavalry Camp Quarter. Since I wish to apprentice my son, a minor, that he may learn the art of weaving, from the present tenth year of Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus Imperator, to the master weaver Apollonios, son of Apollonios, of the same Cavalry Camp Quarter, I therefore ask you to register my son in the list of apprentices of the said year, as is fitting. Farewell.
(2nd hand) I, Didymos, have affixed my signature. The tenth year of Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus Imperator, Sebastos 19.
(3rd hand) I, Apollonios, have affixed my signature. The tenth year of Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus Imperator, Sebastos 12.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich III Pearl OM-Schuman VB 1936 170 Pearl OM-Schuman VB, PMich III, 170, 1936 -- BL III, 109 (l. 14) BL III, 109 (l. 14)

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
J.G. Winter, Life and Letters in the Papyri (Ann Arbor, 1933) p. 71; K.F.W. Schmidt, Phil.Woch. 58 (1938) p. 345; T. Gagos - L. Koenen - B.E. McNellen, Life in a Multi-cultural Society: Egypt from Cambyses to Constantine and Beyond (Chicago, 1992) p. 181-205, in part. p. 201 (No. 1)

Availability/System Requirements

Time to Scan
15
Scanner Initials
CT
Date Scanned
6/20/1996
Institution
sr

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
49
Year End
49

Technical Details

Image Size
2329 x 2025
File Size
199 KB
Record
3088
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-3088/72_a.tif

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