papyrus / document
Papyrus: on recto, parts of 11 lines and the left margin are preserved; the last 4 lines are practically illegible. On verso is one line of text written across the fibres in a different hand. Contract/guarantee for tithe or pactum collection(?).
- 7thC (script)
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 10.5 centimetres
- Width: 6 centimetres
Inscription Positionfront and back
Inscription Translation(Hand 1)
(1) ] ... [
(2) the 'Topos' of [NN. Whereas ... have
(3) agreed with [...]
(4) ... [ ... pa-]
(5) 'ctum' (of) thre[e ...]
(6) measure (?) of my (?) [ ...
(7) ] ... [
(8) ] ... [
(9) ] ... [
(10) ] ... [
(11) ] ... [
Mounted with 1996,0608.15-20Palaeography: this text appears to have been written in two different hands: the first, ll. 1-4, is a large majuscule hand, with well-spaced upright letters; whereas the second, ll. 5-7 (beginning after the initial 'K' in l. 5), is a smaller, right-sloping majuscule. The text in ll. 9-11 is not sufficiently legible for analysis.
This fragment may record a 'pactum' payment of 'three ... less six and a half (ll. 4-6).
fair (incomplete - fragmentary)
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
- P.Mon.Apollo 21
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Object reference number: YCA72135
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