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Title: Petition, [2nd cent. B.C.] Author: Theambesis (Daughter of Onnophris from Oxyrhyncha, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Subject: Arridaios (Epistates from Oxyrhyncha, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Usufruct --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Shrines --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C. Crocodiles --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, two joining fragments mounted in glass, lower end broken off ; 32 x 10 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 31.2 x 9.5 cm. 49 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. Upper margin of 1.5 cm.; left margin of .5 cm.; small right margin. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 313-315 and P.Duk.inv. 317-323. P.Duk.inv. 316 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF84 4. Papyrus petition from Thaambesis, daughter of Onnophris, to the epistates Arridaios, a police officer from Oxyrhyncha in the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt. Thaambesis complains about the person who sold her the rights on five days of service at some shrines, including a crocodile burial site. Thaambesis already complained to the strategos, a high civil and army official in the region, about the problem. Thaambesis spelled her name as Theambesis on another papyrus, P.Duk.inv. 314. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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