Official account of deliveries (P.Duk.inv. 169)


150 dpi image of 169 1of29

Catalogue Record

 Title: Official account of deliveries, [215]
Subject: Caracalla, Emperor of Rome, 188-217 --Journeys --Egypt.
	Severus, Lucius Septimius, Emperor of Rome, 146-211 --Journeys --Egypt.
	Maecius Laetus, fl. 200-203.
	Subatianus Aquila, fl. 206-211.
	Baebius Juncinus, fl. 212-213.
	Septimius Heraclitus, fl. 215.
	Egypt --Description and travel --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Accounting --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Grain --Egypt --Transportation --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Granaries --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Bread --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Governors --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Roman emperors --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Visits of state --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Government property --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Shipment of goods --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Accounts --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : carbonized papyrus, numerous partly joining
	fragments, mounted in 29 frames of glass, incomplete.
Note: Dimensions of fragments are 11.5 x 8.9 cm. or smaller.
	270 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto; no writing on the verso.
	Occasional left and right margins are preserved.
	P.Duk.inv. 169 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 169.
	Official account of deliveries from Boubastos(?), Egypt,
	written on papyrus. Account of deliveries of government
	supplies of wheat, barley and radish oil and of the
	expenses incurred for these deliveries. Expenses
	include transportation costs. Mentions granaries,
	samples of the produce and sifting.  The deliveries
	are referred to by the name of the deliverer (Harsiesis,
	Neilos, Theodoros, Anoubion, Horion, Sarapion, Isidoros,
	Triadelphos, and someone whose name begins with "Ailour").
	Some of the deliveries are apparently late deliveries
	to cover the expenses for bread baked for the celebration
	of the visit to Egypt of the emperors Septimius Severus
	and Caracalla in 199/200 A.D.
	Mentions several prefects of Egypt including Maecius
	Laetus (200-203 A.D.), Subatianus Aquila (206-210
	A.D.), Baebius Iuncinus (212-213 A.D.) and Aurelius
	Septimius (Heraclitus; 215 A.D.). Refers sometimes
	to the prefecture. Mentions occasionally the Pharbaithites.
	Refers to years 13 and 14 of Septimius Severus (204/205
	A.D. and 205/206 A.D.).
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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