Account of fish (P.Duk.inv. 115 V)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Account of fish, [3rd cent. B.C.]
Subject: Accounting --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Coracinus --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Fish as food --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Accounts --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete.
Note: Dimensions of fragments are 31.3 x 18.3 cm. or smaller.
	45 lines.
	Written in two columns across the fibers on the verso;
	written along the fibers on the recto in a different hand.
	Upper margin of 3 cm.; lower margin of 1 cm.; left
	margin of 4.5 cm.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 111-112
	and P.Duk.inv. 116.
	P.Duk.inv. 115 V was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 115 V.
	Daily account of expenses from Egypt, written on papyrus.
	Expenses are for fish including alabes and korakinos
	which are species of fish from the Nile  (scientific
	name of the latter: Coracinus). Mentions also pickeled
	fish and other fish as food. Recto has a documentary
	text in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 115 R).
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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