Petition (P.Duk.inv. 314)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Petition, Year 7 Thoth 22 [199 B.C. Nov. 2].
Author: Theambesis (Daughter of Onnophris from Oxyrhyncha, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
Subject: Agathis (Strategos from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
	Heliodoros (From Oxyrhyncha, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C
	Chairephanes (Epistates from Oxyrhyncha, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
	Grievance arbitration --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Loans, Personal --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
	Loans --Law and legislation --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Strategi, Greek --332-30 B.C.
	Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C.
	Women sales personnel --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
	Wine and wine making --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
	Police --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
	Complaints (Civil procedure) --Egypt --332-30 B.C
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
	Petitions --Egypt --Oxyrhyncha (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass ; 32 x 13 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 31.6 x 13.0 cm.
	44 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto with the reply
	in a different hand; written along the fibers on
	the verso in different hands, each line inverse to
	the other with the address in large letters.
	Upper margin of 3 cm.; lower margin of .5 cm.; left
	margin of 2 cm.; small right margin.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 313
	and P.Duk.inv. 315-323.
	P.Duk.inv. 314 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF84 2.
	Papyrus petition from Theambesis, a wine seller and
	daughter of Onnophris from Oxyrhyncha in the Arsinoites
	(modern name: Fayyum), Egypt, to Agathis, strategos and
	hipparches, a high civil and army official in the
	region. She complains that Heliodoros failed to repay a loan,
	and she asks the official to tell Chairephanes, the epistates
	or police officer, to get Heliodoros.  In a postscript, the
	official orders the police officer to get both Heliodoros
	and Theambesis.  Dated to Thoth 22, year 7 (November
	2, 199 B.C.).
	In Greek.
	Theambesis spelled her name as Thaembesis on another
	papyrus, P.Duk.inv. 316.
	Descriptive database available in repository.
Publications: Joshua D. Sosin and John F. Oates, "P.Duk.inv. 314:
	Agathis, Strategos and Hipparches of the Arsinoite Nome,"  
	Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 118 (1997)
	251-258 (plate 2).

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Last updated by Joshua D. Sosin on 09/19/97