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Title: Official report, [2nd cent. B.C.] Author: Marres (Village scribe of Exo Pseyr, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Subject: Tax collection --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Taxation --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Scribes --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C. Wheat --Egypt --Fayyum --Transportation --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Official reports --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, numerous joining fragments mounted in glass, incomplete ; 15 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 14.7 x 12.2 cm. 12 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. Upper margin of 2.5 cm.; small right margin. Extracted from mummy cartonnage. P.Duk.inv. 78 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 78. Report from the Arsinoite Nome (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt, written on papyrus. Written by Marres, the village scribe of Exo Pseyr and some other village. Concerns more than 6,000 artabai (a measure) of tax wheat shipped(?) from Exo Pseyr to(?) Krokodilon polis. Mentions Argaios, Berenike daughter of Thrasyllos and Philippos. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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