Petition (P.Duk.inv. 713)


150 dpi image of 713

72 dpi image of 713

Catalogue Record

Title: Petition, [between 140 B.C. and 136 B.C.]
Subject: Phanias (Strategos from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), fl. 140-136 B.C.
	Actions and defenses --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Property --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Strategi, Greek --332-30 B.C.
	Contracts --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Soldiers --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, fifteen fragments which do not join,
	mounted in glass, incomplete.
Note: Dimensions of fragments are 6.2 x 12.5 cm. or smaller.
	15 lines on the largest fragment.
	Written along the fibers on the recto.
	Upper margin of 2.5 cm.; left margin of 2-2.5 cm.;
	small right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 713 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 53.
	Papyrus petition from the Arsinoites (modern name:
	Fayyum), Egypt. Directed to Phanias who belongs to
	the first friends of the king and is a strategos,
	highest official in the region. Phanias is also in
	charge of income from royal estates. Written by or
	against a soldier, concerning some disputed property.
	Mentions Sokomenis(?) and Sokonopis, maybe Egyptian
	gods. Refers to an Egyptian contract.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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