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Title: Division of property, [1--] Subject: Inheritance and succession --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Distribution of decedents' estates --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, two fragments which do not join, mounted in glass, incomplete. Note: Dimensions of fragments are 11.0 x 10.0 cm. or smaller. 12 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; written across the fibers on the verso in a different hand. P.Duk.inv. 783 R was formerly P.Rob.inv. 42 R. Division of property from Egypt, written on papyrus. The division of property is presumably an inheritance. The property was originally divided in five equal shares, one share of the property sometimes being shared by more than one individual (for example: brothers). Some of these individuals are now dead, which necessitates a new division. The text ends abruptly and no signatures follow. Perhaps the document was left unfinished. Verso has an account of expenses in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 783 V). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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