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Title: Report on the shipment of wheat, [176?] Subject: Taxation --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Wheat --Egypt --Transportation --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Shipping --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Egypt --Officials and employees --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Official reports --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, numerous partly joining fragments mounted in glass, incomplete. Note: Dimensions of fragments are 17.0 x 18.6 cm. or smaller. 36 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; subscription in two lines in a rapid hand; written across the fibers on the verso in a different hand and inverse to the text on the recto. The papyrus is partly covered with a red ink stain. P.Duk.inv. 795 R was formerly P.Rob.inv. 60 R. Report on the shipment of wheat from Egypt, written on papyrus. Reports on a complicated case involving the shipment of tax wheat from a particular nome on more than one ship. The author claims the wheat had been properly measured out and a sample provided. He had already submitted a declaration on oath to describe the sample and measurement. The author refers to this declaration as well as to a letter from the addressee, a high official. Mentions the following officials: Caecilius Salvianus, the chief judge(?) for 176; the official in charge of weights and measures for the nome; the official in charge of a granary(?); the tax collector; the praefectus Aegypti, or governor of Egypt; the tax officials and clerks. Mentions also Apollonios and the granaries. The high official who is addressed in the report adds a subscription. Dated under Marcus Aurelius after the death and deification of Lucius Verus. Verso has an account of transportation costs in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 795 V). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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