Declaration of wheat (P.Duk.inv. 600)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Declaration of wheat, [2nd cent. B.C.]
Author: Kephalon, son of Herakleides, 2nd cent. B.C.
Subject: Pesouris (Royal scribe from the Heracleopolite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
	Wheat --Egypt --Heracleopolis Magna (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
	Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C.
	Personal property --Egypt --Heracleopolis Magna (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
	Soldiers --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Heracleopolis Magna (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
	Tax returns --Egypt --Heracleopolis Magna (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete at the
	bottom ; 17 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 16.3 x 9.0 cm.
	19 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto; line 1 is written
	in the upper margin in a different hand.
	Small upper margin; left margin of about 1.5 cm.; small
	right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 600 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF74 3.
	Papyrus declaration in accordance with an official
	decree from Heracleopolis Magna, Egypt. Written by
	Kephalon, son of Herakleides, Makedon or Macedonian
	of the infantry of Parmenion and of the settlers
	from among the cavalry, to Pesouris, basilikos grammateus
	or royal scribe. Kephalon owns 10 artabas (measures)
	of wheat in Heracleopolis Magna.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.
Publications: Van Minnen, Peter. "Taking Stock: Declarations
	of Property from the Ptolemaic Period." Bulletin
	of the American Society of Papyrologists 31(1994):
	89-99 (plate 20).See also SB XXII 15369.

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