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Title: Declaration on oath, [129/130?] Author: Sarapas (Weaver from Oxyrhynchos, Egypt), 2nd cent. Spokes (Weaver from Oxyrhynchos, Egypt), 2nd cent. Kephalon (Weaver from Oxyrhynchos, Egypt), 2nd cent. Theon (Weaver from Oxyrhynchos, Egypt), 2nd cent. Subject: Hierax (Royal scribe from the Oxyrhynchite Nome, Egypt), fl. 129-130 Government purchasing --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Clothing trade --Prices --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Textile industry --Prices --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Weavers --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Oaths --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Scribes --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Legal notices --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 9 x 11 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 8.5 x 10.7 cm. 37 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; written across the fibers on the verso in a different hand. Upper margin of 0.5 cm.; left margin of 1 cm.; partly filled with a marginal note. A tomos synkollesimos. P.Duk.inv. 754 R was formerly P.Rob.inv. 13 R. Two copies of a declaration on oath from Oxyrhynchos (modern name: Bahnasa), Egypt, written on papyrus. Declarations are written by four weavers on behalf of their fellow weavers of Oxyrhynchos: Sarapas (son of Pauseiris, who is the son of someone whose name begins with "Kanach"), Spokes (son of someone whose name begins with "Sar", who is the son of Spokes), Kephalon (son of Demarous and someone who is the son of Kephalon), and Theon (son of Saraeus and Herakleos, who is the son of Herakleos). The last two individuals are from the neighborhoods of Dromou Thoeridos and Dromou Gymnasiou respectively. Declarations are written to Hierax, a royal scribe, who acts for the strategos, or highest civil official in the region. The weavers declare on oath by the emperor to comply with the agreement to provide the government with clothes at a certain price. Verso has an account in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 754 V). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository. Publications: Willis, William H. "Oxyrhynchite Documents among the Robinson Papyri." Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 25(1988): 107-110 (plate p. 124). See also SB xx, 14288.
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