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Title: Petition, Year 7 Thoth 22 [199 B.C. Nov. 2]. Author: Theambesis (Daughter of Onnophris from Oxyrhyncha, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Subject: Agathis (Strategos from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Heliodoros (From Oxyrhyncha, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C Chairephanes (Epistates from Oxyrhyncha, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Grievance arbitration --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Loans, Personal --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C. Loans --Law and legislation --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Strategi, Greek --332-30 B.C. Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C. Women sales personnel --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C. Wine and wine making --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C. Police --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C. Complaints (Civil procedure) --Egypt --332-30 B.C Documentary papyri --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C. Petitions --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass ; 32 x 13 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 31.6 x 13.0 cm. 44 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto with the reply in a different hand; written along the fibers on the verso in different hands, each line inverse to the other with the address in large letters. Upper margin of 3 cm.; lower margin of .5 cm.; left margin of 2 cm.; small right margin. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 313 and P.Duk.inv. 315-323. P.Duk.inv. 314 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF84 2. Papyrus petition from Theambesis, a wine seller and daughter of Onnophris from Oxyrhyncha in the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt, to Agathis, strategos and hipparches, a high civil and army official in the region. She complains that Heliodoros failed to repay a loan, and she asks the official to tell Chairephanes, the epistates or police officer, to get Heliodoros. In a postscript, the official orders the police officer to get both Heliodoros and Theambesis. Dated to Thoth 22, year 7 (November 2, 199 B.C.). In Greek. Theambesis spelled her name as Thaembesis on another papyrus, P.Duk.inv. 316. Descriptive database available in repository. Publications: Joshua D. Sosin and John F. Oates, "P.Duk.inv. 314: Agathis, Strategos and Hipparches of the Arsinoite Nome," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 118 (1997) 251-258 (plate 2).
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