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Title: Sale of a donkey, Post-consulate of Flavius Antonius and Flavius Syagrius  Author: Aurelios Psenpnouthes (Son of Horos from Kellis, Egypt), fl. 383. Subject: Donkeys --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Sales --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Contracts --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass ; 23 x 11 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 23.0 x 10.1 cm. 29 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. Small upper margin; lower margin of 1.5 cm.; left margin of 0.5 cm.; small right margin. P.Duk.inv. 9 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 9. Record of the sale of a donkey from Egypt, written on papyrus. Sale is by Aurelius Psenpnouthes, son of Horos and Tapsois from Kellis in the Great Oasis to someone whose name begins with "Aurelius" from the same village. The male donkey changes hands in a city for 21,500 talents. Since Aurelius Psenpnouthes is illiterate, the subscription is written for him by Aurelius Apollos, son of Apollos, from the same village. Dated in the post-consulate of Flavius Antonius and Flavius Syagrius (383 A.D.). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository. Publication: Oates, John F. "Sale of a Donkey." Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 25(1988): 129-134 (plate p. 135). See also SB xx, 14293.
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