Official memorandum (P.Duk.inv. 318)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Official memorandum, Year 2 Phaophi 29 [180 B.C. Dec. 4 or 169 B.C. Dec. 1]
Author: Ptolemaios (Official from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
Subject: Andromachos (Cavalry soldier from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
	Aristaios (Cavalry soldier from the Arsinoite Nome,
	Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
	Paraibatos (Cavalry soldier from the Arsinoite Nome,
	Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
	Farm managers --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Landowners --Egypt --Eleusis (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
	Landowners --Egypt --Tebetny (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
	Egypt --Armed Forces --Cavalry --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Memorandums --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass ; 33 x 13 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 32.8 x 12.6 cm.
	27 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto; written along
	the fibers on the verso.
	Upper margin of 4.5 cm.; lower margin of 1 cm.; left
	margin of 3 cm.; small right margin.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 313-317
	and P.Duk.inv. 319-323.
	P.Duk.inv 318 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF84 6.
	Papyrus memorandum from Ptolemaios to Nechoutes(?)
	in the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt, ordering
	him to assist three cavalry soldiers, Andromachos,
	Aristaios, and Paraibatos, the sons of Andromachos,
	in the measurement of their land. These three men
	have been given 80 arouras of land each near
	Eleusis and Tebetnou. Dated to Phaophi 29, year 2
	(Dec. 4, 180 B.C. or Dec. 1, 169 B.C.).
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.
	Publication: John F. Oates, "Order from Ptolemaios to Nechoutes," Essays and Texts in Honor of 
	J.David Thomas (P.Thomas) (2001) No. 2, pp. 77–79. (American Studies in Papyrology 42).

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