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Title: Contract for the sale of a donkey, Post-consulate of Timasius and Promotus  Author: Aurelios Mouses (From Egypt), fl. 390. Aurelios Achilleus (From Egypt), fl. 390. Subject: Donkeys --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Sales --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Contracts --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 21 x 8 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 21.0 x 8.0 cm. 32 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto in two different hands. Upper margin of 1 cm.; left margin of 1.5 cm. P.Duk.inv. 10 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 10. Contract for the sale of a donkey from Kellis(?), Egypt, written on papyrus. Contract is between Aurelios Mouses and Aurelios Achilleus on the one hand and Aurelios Panoubas on the other. Contract is for either a sale or an exchange of a male for a female donkey. The price of the donkey or the difference amounts to 8,000 or more myriads of talents. Dated in the post-consulate of Timasius and Promotus (390 A.D.). The main text and the subscription of Aurelios Mouses is written for him by someone else. Aurelios Achilleus subscribes himself. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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