P.Mich.inv. 727 / Recto

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 727
Processing Number
3095
Section/Side
Recto
Image Side
Recto

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto; Verso is blank
Connections
Archive of Kronion son of Apion, nomographos of the grapheion of Tebtynis
Material
Pap
Size
11.1 x 25.8 cm
Items
1
Lines
41
Mounted
No
Negative
Yes
Conservation Status
broken off and badly frayed at the top and bottom
Palaeographic Description
1st hand: same as in P.Mich. X, 586; 2nd hand: in an awkward, angular style (Browne)
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
ca. 24-25 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
Pabelleous, son of Onnophris
Type of Text/Title of Work
Contract for Service (Paramone Contract)
Content
Contract in which Pabelleous, son of Onnophris, places his daughter, Kolleuthis, in the service of Harmiysis, son of Onnophris, for one year, in lieu of interest on a loan of 48 drachmai which Harmiysis has made to Pabelleous
Persons
Pabelleous (Pabelles) son of Onnophris, Perses tes epigones;
Harmiysis son of Onnophris (see also P.Mich. V, 247?);
Kolleuthis daughter of Pabelleous;
Kollouthos son of Mieus (see also P.Mich. V, 259; 294?)
Geographica
Perses
Translation
[- - -] Pabelleous, son of Onnophris, Persian of the epigone, about forty years old, with a scar on the left side of his forehead, [acknowledge] to Harmiysis, son of Onnophris, about twenty-six years old, with a scar on his left calf, that he has received from him forty-eight drachmai of coined silver forthwith from hand to hand out of the house, and that in place of interest upon this sum and in return for necessities and clothing, he, the party of the first part, will present his daughter, Kolleuthis, who will remain with Harmiysis and his representatives for one year from the aforesaid date, staying and accomplishing whatever is enjoined upon her, not absenting herself night or day from the house of Harmiysis without his knowledge, but following him everywhere throughout Egypt, and it shall not be permissible for Pabelleous to remove his daughter within the period, but if he does remove her, or if she herself departs of her own free will, or they in any other way violate any of the aforesaid terms, or she is convicted of stealing(?) or damaging or removing anything belonging to Harmiysis or his representatives, or does not restore in sound condition whatever she has received to guard, unless it is taken from her by force, the party of the first part shall pay forthwith to Harmiysis both the forty-eight drachmai of silver which he has received from him, as aforesaid, increased by one half and with the interest, and a fine of one hundred drachmai, and <the same amount> to the treasury, and the damages; and for each day on which she is disorderly . . . (he shall pay) three obols of bronze and the principal, and five times the value of the stolen object, and one and a half times the value of the object removed {and simple interest}, and if she does not return or restore it in sound condition (he shall pay) the price corresponding to the value as assessed by Harmiysis, the right of execution resting with Harmiysis against both the debtor and his property, as if in accordance with a legal judgment. And at the expiration of the period the party of the first part shall return the above-mentioned forty-eight drachmai of silver, and if he does not return them, let him pay them increased by half, and with interest, and a fine of an additional one hundred drachmai and the same amount to the treasury. Signatory of the party of the first part: Kollouthos, son of Mieus, about 20 years old, with a scar on the right wrist.
(2nd hand) I, Pabelleous, son of Onnophris, Persian of the epigone, acknowledge that I have received forty-eight drachmai of silver [- - -]

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich X Browne GM 1970 587 Browne GM, PMich X, 587, 1970 -- BL VII, 114 (l. 20; 30) BL VII, 114 (l. 20; 30)

Information on Publications--Bibliography

Bibliography
N. Lewis, AJPh 94 (1973) p. 229.

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
sc

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
24
Year End
25

Technical Details

Image Size
3480 x 4608
File Size
2 MB
Record
3095
Link to this Item
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