Division of property (P.Duk.inv. 780)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Division of property, Year 6 of Nero Neroneiou Sebastou 7 [59 Dec. 4]
Subject: Distribution of decedents' estates --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Slaves --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Fortification --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D..
	Guardian and ward --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Bahnasa --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, eleven joining fragments mounted
	in glass, lower part is broken off ; 19 x 18 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 18.5 x 18.0 cm.
	32 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto in a careful hand.
	Upper margin of 2.5 cm.; left margin of 1.5 cm.; small
	right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 780 was formerly P.Rob.inv. 44.
	Division of property from Oxyrhynchos (modern name:
	Bahnasa), Egypt, written on papyrus. Property is
	divided between the sons and daughters of Theon of
	Oxyrhynchos in the Thebaid who are: Dioskoros, Apion,
	Menas, Petrichos, Sarallion and Athenarous. The latter
	two are assisted by their guardians, Sarallion's
	husband and Boxos(?) (or possibly Doxos) son of Herakleides.
	The property consists of two houses, one of them
	being an old fort, located in the palisaded area
	of the Lycians and formerly owned by their father
	(80%) and mother (20%), a twelve-year old slave,
	Nike, formerly owned by their mother, and various
	household objects.
	Dioskoros gets 4/7 of his father's share in the houses
	and Apion gets 3/7 share. Menas gets the slave. Petrichos
	gets his mother's share in the houses. The two sisters
	get the household objects. The contract was drawn
	up in the street. Dated to Neroneiou Sebastou 7,
	year 6 of Nero (December 4, 59 A.D.).
	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): 99-104 (plate p. 122).
        See also SB xx, 14285.

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