Tax receipt in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 439 R)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Tax receipt, [5--]
Author: Ouersenouphios (From Egypt), 6th cent.
Subject: Taxation --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Tax collection --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Receipts --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, complete ; 9 x 20 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 8.8 x 19.4 cm.
	4 lines.
	Written across the fibers on the recto; written along
	the fibers on the verso in a different hand and inverse
	to the text on the recto.
	Upper margin of 1.5 cm.; lower margin of 2 cm.; left
	margin of 1 cm.; small right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 439 R was formerly P.Miss. 5 R.
	Papyrus tax receipt for 1 solidus, a gold coin, from
	Egypt. Issued by Ouersenouphios, son of(?) Theodoros.
	Iohannes is mentioned as either the taxpayer or as
	an intermediary of some sort. Verso has a private
	letter in Coptic (P.Duk.inv. 439 V).
	In Greek.
	Publication:Coptic and Greek Texts relating to the Hermopolite Monastery of Apa
	Apollo, ed. S.J. Clackson. (P.Mon.Apollo 31).

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