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Title: Petition, [196/195 B.C.?] Author: Apollodotos (Tax collector from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Dionysios (Tax collector from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Subject: Theodoros (Epimeletes from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Tax collection --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Tax evasion --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Tax penalties --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Flowers --Taxation --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Galanthus nivalis --Taxation --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Roses --Taxation --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Police chiefs --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Petitions --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, three joining fragments mounted in glass, central portion missing ; 31 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 30.8 x 15.2 cm. 35 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; verso has mirror images of six lines. Upper margin of 2 cm.; lower margin of 6.5 cm.; left margin of 1.5 cm.; right margin of 2 cm. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 674-675 and P.Duk.inv. 677. P.Duk.inv. 676 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 3. Papyrus petition from the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt. Written by Apollodotos and Dionysios, two administrative assistants and collectors of the tax on roses, snowdrops and other flowers for year 10 (196/195 B.C.?), to Theodoros epimeletes or financial official. They accuse Philon, chief of police of the Polemonos division and settler in Krokodilon polis (Arsinoe), of cheating. Philon owns a rose nursery near Arsinoe in the Themistou division and apparently failed to pay taxes on it. Apollodotos and Dionysios want him to pay the statutory fine of 6,000 drachmas. Farewell reads, "good luck." In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository. Publication: John Bauschatz, "Three Duke Petitions," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 152 (2005) 187197.
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