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PRIVATE ACCOUNT

Greek text:   POxy 736
Date:   About AD. 1.

The 21st:. . . through Zm . . . for a Coraxian cloak, 10 drachmas 6; turnips for pickling, 1 drachma, 2 obols; hire of a cauldron for dyeing, 2 ob. ; salt 1 ob. ; cost of grinding 1 artaba of wheat on the 18th 3 ob. ; rushes for baking the loaves 2 ob.; cost of mending a Coraxian cloak 11/2 ob. ; for entertaining the wife of Gemellus 4 ob. ; perfume for the dispatch of the mummy of the daughter of Phna 4 ob.

The 22nd: 1 chous of oil 4 dr. 4 ob.; wax and stilus for the children 1 ob. ; pure bread for Prima o1/2 ob. ; for entertaining Tyche 3 ob.

9th Mecheir: . . . 1 dr. 3 ob.;

. . . the 10th : . . . for the weaver's breakfast 1 ob.; . . . 4 ob.; for the Serapeum 2 ob.; pure bread for the children 1/2 ob. ; beer for the weaver 2 ob.; leeks for the weaver's breakfast 1 ob.; pigeon 1 ob. ; to Antas 2 dr. 2 ob. ; up at the city, cost of grinding 2 artabas of wheat for bread, through Isas, 1 dr. 2 ob.

The 11th: at the camp, through Theodorus, cost of grinding 1 artaba of wheat for bread 1/2 ob. ; for the weaver's breakfast 1 ob. asparagus for the dinner of Antas when he went to the funeral feast of Ath . . . the fuller 1/2 ob. ; and cabbage for the boys' dinner 1/2 ob. ; . . . the child 1/2 ob. . . .

The 16th: a relish 1/2 ob.; rushes for baking bread 21/2 ob.

The 17th: milk for the children 1/2 ob. pure bread 1/2 ob.

The 18th: to Secundas for a cake for the children 1/2 ob.

The 19th : barley water for the same 1/2 ob.

The 20th: sauce 1 ob. pure bread 1/2 ob. ; for entertaining Antonia 2 ob.; and for Taptollous daughter of Caecilius 3 ob. ; on the birthday of Tryphas, for garlands 2 ob.; on the birthday of . . ., for garlands 2 ob.

The 21st: pomegranates for the children 1 ob. ; playthings and . . . for the children 1/2 ob. ; beer 3 ob. ; sauce 1 ob.

The 22nd: sauce 1 ob. . . . Thaesis . . . for 2 days 5 ob. ; the mother of Ammonas for [.] days . . . ; Taarpaesis for 2 days 5 ob.; Berous likewise for 10 days 4 dr. 1 ob.

The 24th: cost of grinding 1 artaba of wheat 4 ob.; 2 measures of pickle 2 ob. ; salt 1 ob.; thread and needle 1 ob.; cost of grinding 1 artaba of wheat, through Theodorus, 4 ob.; cost of weaving a cloak 1 dr. 2 ob. pure bread for Ph . . . 1 dr.; pigeon for the children 1 ob.; pure bread for the same 4 ob. ; to Secundus for a cake for the children 1/2 ob., and for dry flour 1/2 ob. ; milk 1/2 ob. perfume for the dispatch of the mummy of Pasis's daughter 1 dr. . . .

The 10th: . . . for the women 2 dr. 3 ob.; relishes for the women for 2 days 21/2 ob.; cost of tinkering a lamp 21/2 ob.; chick-peas when . . . dined here 11/2 ob. ; for entertaining Laodice 2 ob.; . . . cost of tinkering a cauldron 1/2 obol.

papyrus 187


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