Tax receipts (P.Duk.inv. 86)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Tax receipts, [between 11 and 16]
Subject: Poll tax --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Taxation --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Tax collection --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Beekeepers --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, bottom is broken
	off ; 16 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 15.5 x 15.5 cm.
	10 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto.
	Upper margin of 3 cm.; left margin of 4 cm.; right
	margin of at least 0.5 cm.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage.
	P.Duk.inv. 86 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 86.
	Copies of three tax receipts from the Arsinoite Nome(?)
	(modern name: Fayyum), Egypt, written on papyrus.
	Copies of three tax receipts for the so-called pig
	tax and other capitation taxes. Taxpayers are Marepaesis
	son of Ouaphres, Paphiomis son of Marepaesis, and
	Pramenis son of Marepaesis. All of these taxpayers
	are honey producers. The three tax receipts are dated
	to Pharmouthi 21, year 40 of Augustus (April 16,
	11 A.D.), Payni 26, year 2 of Tiberius (June 20,
	16 A.D.) and Pharmouthi 21, year 42 (April 16, 13
	A.D.) respectively.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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