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Title: Account of expenses, [between 284 and 304] Subject: Accounting --Egypt --Heracleopolis Magna (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Buildings --Egypt --Heracleopolis Magna (Extinct city) --Repair and reconstruction --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Building --Estimates --Egypt --Heracleopolis Magna (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Egypt --Officials and employees --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Gymnasiums --Egypt --Heracleopolis Magna (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Bathhouses --Egypt --Heracleopolis Magna (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Heracleopolis Magna (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Accounts --Egypt --Heracleopolis Magna (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, left part is broken off ; 22 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 22.0 x 9.2 cm. 35 lines. P.Duk.inv. 840 R was written along the fibers on the recto in three different hands; written across the fibers on the verso in yet another hand. Small upper margin(?); lower margin of 1 cm.; small right margin. Account of expenses from Heracleopolis Magna, Egypt, written on papyrus. Expenses are for the repair of the bath house associated with the gymnasium of Heracleopolis Magna. Preceded by an authorization(?) of Phileas a former recorder (hypomnematographos) whose signature is written in between the lines. The authorization is dated to Phaophi 9 (late September to late October) of an unknown year of the emperor Diocletian. One of the people in charge of the building project (or his father) is called Faustianus. He (or a colleague) is the councillor and former magistrate of Heracleopolis Magna. The account runs for five days from the end of Thoth (late August to late September) to the beginning of Phaophi (late September to late October). Verso has an account of expenses in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 840 V). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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