Background and Physical Properties
- Recto; Verso is blank
- P. Mich. inv. 853
- 7.5 x 11.5 cm.
- Conservation Status
- Broken in the lower left corner and at the bottom.
- Palaeographic Description
- Written in a small, regular and experienced cursive. Free margins to the left (1.5 cm.) and at the top (2.3 cm.).
- Ann Arbor
- June/July, 47 A.D.
- Philadelphia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
- Philadelphia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt (?)
- Received at the British Museum from Dr. David L. Askren, Fayoum, Egypt, in September 1922
- Tapapeis, daughter of Pasis
- Type of Text/Title of Work
- notification of death
- In this text Tapapeis reports to the royal secretary of the Herakleides division the death of her husband Abeis,a resident of Philadelphia, in June/July, 47 A.D.
- Tapapeis, daughter of Pasis,
- Adrastos, son of Diogenes,
- Abeis, son of Horos,
- Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus Imperator.
- "To Hermaios, royal secretary, from Tapapeis, daughter of Pasis, acting with her relative Adrastos, son of Diogenes, as her kyrios. My husband Abeis, son of Horos, paying the poll tax at the village of Philadelphia, died in the month Epeiph of the current seventh year of Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus Imperator. I therefore request that his name be entered among those who have died . . ."
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Information on Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections ZPE 22 Youtie HC 1976 56-8 SB XIV 11586 Youtie HC, ZPE 22, 56-8, 1976 -- SB XIV 11586 -- BL VIII, 372 (bibliography; l. 4) BL VIII, 372 (bibliography; l. 4)
Information on Publications--Further Republications
- Further Republications
- Rep_editor Casarico L; Rep_Ser C.P.Gr. II/1; Rep_Year 1985; Rep_No. 5a
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- Year End
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