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Title: Petition, Year 3, after Epeiph 1 [202 B.C. Aug. 9] Author: Thasis, daughter of Horos, 3rd cent. B.C. Subject: Aetos (Strategos from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 3rd cent. B.C. Complaints (Criminal procedure) --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. False imprisonment --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Strategi, Greek --332-30 B.C. Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C. Women sales personnel --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Widows --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Petitions --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, six joining fragments mounted in glass ; 34 x 9 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 33.2 x 8.8 cm. 31 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. Upper margin of 2.5 cm.; lower margin of 3.5 cm.; left margin of 1 cm.; small right margin. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 674-676. P.Duk.inv. 677 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 4. Papyrus petition from the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt. Thasis, daughter of Horos from Krokodilon polis (Arsinoë), writes to Aetos the strategos, the highest official in the region. Thasis accuses Anches, a honey seller from Krokodilon polis, of illegally having Aetos' assistant Alexandros put her in prison on Epeiph 1, year 3 (Aug. 9, 202 B.C.). Thasis is a widow. She requests a hearing before the strategos. The farewell reads, "good luck." In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository. Publications: Joshua D. Sosin, "P.Duk.Inv.677: Aetos: from Arsinoite Strategos to Eponymous Priest," in Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 116 (1997) 141-146 (plates 3-4).
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