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APIS ID:
289
Holding Institution:
Bancroft Library, Univ. of Calif., Berkeley
Call Number: 
P.Tebt.0010
Location: 
Vault; 1 frame
Author: 
Asklepiades (Basilikos Grammateus)
Type of Text/Title: 
Official letter from Asklepiades
Section/Side: 
On verso, along the fibers, address
Publication/Side: 
Verso published
Material: 
Pap
Items: 
1
Size: 
15.5 x 29.6 cm.
Lines: 
8 lines, on recto across the fibers.
Physical Properties: 
Margins: top, 3.2; left, 4.5 cm.; right, 0.6 cm.; bottom, 4.8 cm.
Paleographic Description: 
Regular semi-uncial
Publication Status: 
published
Textual Date: 
51st year of Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II, 3rd of the Egyptian month Mesore.
Modern Date: 
20 Aug. 119 B.C.
Origin: 
Ptolemais Euergetis?
UC Inventory Number: 
1537
Provenance: 
crocodile cartonnage at Tebtunis 23.1
Language: 
Greek
Genre: 
Business letters, Ptolemaic Period
Content: 
Asklepiades informs Marres of Menches' renewed appointment as komogrammateus (village secretary) of Kerkeosiris.
Context: 
Menches archive
Subject: 
Government employees
Persons: 
Marres (Topogrammateus); Menches (Komogrammateus of Kerkeosiris)
Geographica: 
Kerkeosiris
Publications: 
P.Tebt., I.10; Hunt, A.S. Sel.pap., v. 2, no. 339; U. Chrest. Wilck, no. 160; White, J. L. Light from ancient letters, no. 44; Plate: P.Tebt. I, Pl. V
Translation: 
Asklepiades to Marres, greeting. Menches having been appointed village scribe of Kerkeosiris on the understanding that he shall cultivate at his own expense ten arouras of the land in the neighborhood of the village which has been reported as unproductive at a rent of fifty artabas, which he shall pay annually from the 52nd year to the Crown in full or shall measure out the deficiency from his private means, give to him the papers of his office and take care that the terms of his agreement are fulfilled. Good-bye. The 51st year, Mesore 3. (Addressed on the verso) To Marres, Topogrammateus.
Transcription: 
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