Order for payment (P.Duk.inv. 747)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Order for payment, [between 213 and 232]
Subject: Asklepiades (Account manager from Oxyrhynchos, Egypt), fl. 213-232.
	Accountants --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	House buying --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Auctions --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Banks and banking --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Egypt --Official and employees --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Vouchers --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 14 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 13.1 x 9.7 cm.
	13 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto.
	Upper margin of 2.5 cm., partly filled with two diagonal
	strokes; small right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 747 was formerly P.Rob.inv. 4.
	Order for payment from Oxyrhynchos (modern name: Bahnasa),
	Egypt, written on papyrus. Orders Asklepiades, an
	account manager, to pay to the state bank from the
	account for Phamenoth the purchase price of a house
	and 1.875 aroura of land near Tholthis, 135 drachmas
	and 2 obols. Also orders him to pay the purchase
	price of the property in Tychinphagon, acquired at
	an auction of confiscated property on the order of
	Claudius Modestus, a high Roman official in the administration
	of Egypt. The buyer is Claudia Isidora alias Apia.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.
Publications: Willis, William H. "Oxyrhynchite Documents
	among the Robinson Papyri." Bulletin of the American
	Society of Papyrologists 25(1988): 118-121 (plate p. 127).
        See also SB xx, 14292.

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