Petition against assault (P.Duk.inv. 357)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Petition against assault, [2nd cent. B.C.]
Subject: Assault and battery --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Complaints (Criminal procedure) --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Petitions --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, four joining fragments mounted in
	glass, top part broken off ; 16 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 15.6 x 11.2 cm.
	16 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto.
	Lower margin of 3.5 cm.; left margin of 1 cm.; small
	right margin.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 324-356
	and P.Duk.inv. 358-434.
	P.Duk.inv. 357 was formerly P.Duk.inv. AF74 34.
	Papyrus petition by a group of people in the Herakleopolites(?)
	(Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt. The group complains
	about an assault by another group of people. Mentions
	injuries. The petition is filed to prevent false
	accusations by the other group.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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