Petition against defaulting debtor (P.Duk.inv. 360)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Petition against defaulting debtor, [2nd cent. B.C.]
Author: Empedion, 2nd cent. B.C.
Subject: Hegesandros (Epistates from Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
	Loans, Personal --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Loans --Law and legislation --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Police --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Murder --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Complaints (Civil procedure) --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Petitions --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, two fragments which do not join,
	mounted in glass, missing central part.
Note: Dimensions of fragments are 15.0 x 10.5 cm. or smaller.
	19 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto; written along
	the fibers on the verso; address in large letters.
	Upper margin of 1.5 cm.; lower margin of 3 cm.; left
	margin of 1 cm.; small right margin.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 324-359
	and P.Duk.inv. 361-434.
	P.Duk.inv. 360 was formerly P.Duk.inv. AF74 37.
	Papyrus petition from Empedion in the Herakleopolites(?)
	(Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt to Hegesandros the epistates,
	a police officer. Empedion accuses Imouthes of failing
	to repay a loan. When burglars assaulted and murdered
	Empedion's father, one of the burglars, Seuthes,
	carried off an IOU written by Imouthes for 200 drachmas,
	which Imouthes now refuses to repay.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.
Publication: John Bauschatz, "Three Duke Petitions," Zeitschrift für 
Papyrologie und Epigraphik 152 (2005) 187–197.

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