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Title: Power of attorney,  Author: Aurelios Ammon, Scholastikos, fl. 348 Subject: Aurelios Phaustinos (Magistrate from Panopolis, Egypt), fl. 348. Power of attorney --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Inheritance and succession --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Egypt --Officials and employees --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Slaves --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Slaveholders --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Lawyers --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Akhmim --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus and linen cloth, mounted in two frames of glass, bottom of papyrus is broken. Note: Actual dimensions of papyrus are 20.3 x 20.3 cm. Dimensions of the linen cloth are 8.4 x 16.3 cm. 26 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto with the marginal lines written across the fibers; written along the fibers on the verso in the same hand. Upper margin of 1.5 cm.; right margin of 2 cm. except for the three marginal lines; left margin of 1 cm. P.Duk.inv. 19 R was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 19 R. Text with a power of attorney from Panopolis (modern name: Akhmim), Egypt, written on papyrus. Aurelius Ammon son of Petearbeschinis, the well-known scholastikos or lawyer, from Panopolis authorizes with this power of attorney his friend Aurelius Faustinos, former magistrate and councillor, of Panopolis to represent him in Alexandria while he is engaged in getting his land sown. The slaves formally owned by his deceased brother Harpokration have been claimed by someone in Alexandria. Ammon wants Faustinus to inform Flavius Nestorius, the praefectus Aegypti or governor of Egypt, that Ammon is his brother's sole heir. Second frame of glass has a fine linen cloth that was wrapped around P.Duk.inv. 19 when it was rolled up. Verso has a draft of a petition to the katholikos in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 19 V). P.Duk.inv. 19 joins P.Köln inv. 4532, which has been on indefinite loan to Duke University since 1986. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository. Publication: The Archive of Ammon Scholasticus of Panopolis (P.Ammon) ed. W.H. Willis and K. Maresch. I 5. Opladen 1997.
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