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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 4238
Processing Number
4373
Section/Side
recto-verso
Image Side
Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto; verso is empty
Material
Pap
Size
10.5 x 7.5 cm
Items
1
Lines
21 lines
Status
Published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
August 28, 128 A.D.
Origin
Theadelphia
Acquisition
Acquired in 1925
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Type of Text/Title of Work
Apprenticeship contract for carpentry
Content
Didas hands over his son to his nephew, a carpenter, to be trained in carpentry.
Persons
Didas
Geographica
Theadelpheia
Translation
In the twelfth year of the Imperator Caesar Trajan Hadrian Augustus, on the 5th day of the epagomenai of the month Kaisareios, in Theadelpheia of the meris of Themistos of the Arsinoite nome. Didas (son of N.N.), being about forty-two years old, (with a scar) ..., handed over to his nephew N.N., being about twenty-five years old, (with a scar) on the left ..., his own son N.N. for a period of one year from the first of the month Sebastos of the coming thirteenth year of Hadrian Caesar the lord (to teach) him fully the whole craft of carpentry . . . as he himself knows . . . maintaining and clothing the boy . . . while it is not permitted to Didas to take the boy away within the time and I will not take him away from you . . .

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
BASP 48 C. Eckerman 2011 47-49 p. 49 C. Eckerman, BASP 48, 47-49, 2011, p. 49

Cataloging

Cataloger
AV
Year Begin
128
Year End
128

Technical Details

Image Size
3650 x 4866
File Size
348 KB
Record
4373
Link to this Item
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"P.Mich.inv. 4238; Verso". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-4373/4238v.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 30, 2022.