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Title: Receipt for barley, Year 21 of Caracalla  Author: Aurelios Horion (Cavalry man from Chysis, Egypt), fl. 213. Subject: Seed distribution --Egypt --Chysis --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Scribes --Egypt --Chysis --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Strategi, Greek --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Granaries --Egypt --Chysis --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Egypt --Armed Forces --Cavalry --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Barley --Egypt --Chysis --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Chysis --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Receipts --Egypt --Chysis --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, lower part is broken off ; 18 x 7 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 17.3 x 6.8 cm. 21 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. Upper margin of 1.5 cm.; left margin of 1 cm.; small right margin. P.Duk.inv. 786 was formerly P.Rob.inv. 50. Receipt from Chysis, Egypt, written on papyrus. Issued by Aurelius Horion, cavalry man of the unit Apriana on orders of Aurelius (Valerius) Soterichos, a decurion, for delivery of 54 minus 2.145 artabas (a measure) of barley from last year's crops by Hermias, a person in charge of a granary of the Chysis area in the Upper Oxyrhynchite Nome. Anoubion, the strategos, or highest civil official in the region, and Aurelius Horion alias Apion, the royal scribe, had ordered Hermias to deliver the barley. The barley is measured with a 0.5 artaba measure, which is 1.5% larger than the old one. Dated to year 21 of Caracalla (213). 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): 110-113 (plate p. 125). See also SB xx, 14289.
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