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Title: Tax account(?), [2nd cent. B.C.] Subject: Accounting --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Taxation --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Accounts --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, top part is broken off ; 20 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 19.2 x 14.6 cm. 18 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; written across the fibers on the verso in a different hand. Lower margin of 1.5 cm.; left margin of 2.5 cm.; right margin of 2 cm. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 720 and P.Duk.inv. 722-727. P.Duk.inv. 721 R was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 67 R. Papyrus account of taxes(?) from the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt. Verso has a draft of a petition in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 721 V). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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