Order to supply seed (P.Duk.inv. 785)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Order to supply seed, Year 8 of Domitian [88/89]
Author: Phlauios Herakleides (Strategos of the Oxyrhynchite
	Nome, Egypt), fl. 87-89.
Subject: Seed distribution --Egypt --Oxyrhynchite Nome --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Tenant farmers --Egypt --Oxyrhynchite Nome --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Scribes --Egypt --Oxyrhynchite Nome --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Strategi, Greek --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Granaries --Egypt --Oxyrhynchite Nome --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Oxyrhynchite Nome --30
	B.C.-640 A.D.
	Vouchers --Egypt --Oxyrhynchite Nome --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, very incomplete ; 8 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 7.5 x 5.9 cm.
	17 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto; traces of ink on the verso.
	Left margin of 1.5 cm.
	P.Duk.inv. 785 was formerly P.Rob.inv. 49.
	Order to supply seed from the Oxyrhynchite Nome, Egypt,
	written on papyrus. Written by Flavius Herakleides,
	strategos of the Oxyrhynchite Nome. He orders the
	person in charge of a granary to supply Patermouthis
	son of Pausiris and Thaesis with seed from last year's
	crops for state-owned land. Gaius, the royal scribe,
	also has to authorize the grant. Dated to year 8
	of Domitian (88/89).
        Author's name is known from another papyrus, P.Köln
        3, 137 which has been published in: Kölner Papyri.
        Vol. 3. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag, 1980, p. 59-65.
	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): 106-107 (plate p. 123).
        See also SB xx, 14287.

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