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Title: Petition, [2nd cent. B.C.] Subject: Complaints (Criminal procedure) --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Priests --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Larceny --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Thieves --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Police --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Petitions --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, top is broken off; 15 x 20 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 14.6 x 19.7 cm. 35 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. Lower margin of 1.5 cm.; left margin of 1 cm.; small right margin. P.Duk.inv. 739 was formerly P.Ede inv. 34. Petition from Egypt, written on papyrus. Written by a minor priest (pastophoros)(?) against the theft of various clothes and other objects. He requests that the police are ordered to recover the property for him and that appropriate action is taken against the thieves. Objects are enumerated at the bottom in two columns and their value is added. The stolen items include cloaks, linen clothes, part of a minor priest's outfit, and money. The total of items stolen amounts to 8,360 drachmas. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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