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Title: Lease of a palm grove,  Subject: Date palm --Egypt --Bacchias (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Rent --Egypt --Bacchias (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Rent charges --Egypt --Bacchias (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Fruit trade --Economic aspects --Egypt --Bacchias (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Fruit --Egypt --Bacchias (Extinct city) --Drying --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Fruit --Egypt --Bacchias (Extinct city) --Storage --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Bacchias (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Leases --Egypt --Bacchias (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 15 x 16 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 14.8 x 15.3 cm. 19 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. Left margin of 1 cm.; small right margin. Extracted from mummy cartonnage. P.Duk.inv. 85 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 85. Lease of a palm grove from Bakchias (Bacchias), Egypt, written on papyrus. The palm grove has dates on the trees that are ready to ripen. The rent amounts to more than 700 drachmai plus 3 artabai (a measure) of choice Syrian dates and 100 smaller sized baskets of green dates. The measure used is the six-choinikes measure of the interpreter of Bakchias. The lessee stipulates access to a drying place as well as a storage facility free of rent. He will pay the rent in year 44 of Augustus (who actually died in year 43 when the lease was drawn up). The rent will be paid in four installments. The first installment of 200 drachmai is to be paid in Hathyr, or late October to late November. The second installment of 200 drachmai is to be paid in Choiak, or late November to late December. The third installment of 100 drachmai is to be paid in Tybi, or late December to late January. The final installment of more than 200 drachmai is to be paid in Mecheir, or late January to late February. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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