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RECEIPT FOR RENT OF SOWS

Greek text:   PSI 379
Date:   248 B.C.

{Inner text}   Year 37, Choiach 22. Heracleides acknowledges that he has received from Petosiris son of Petenouris for the 27th year's rent sixteen young pigs.

{Outer text}   The thirty-seventh year, twenty-second day of Choiach. Heracleides, employee of Zenon, acknowledges that he has received. from Petosiris son of Petenouris, the swineherd in Dicaei Nesus, for the thirty-seventh year's rent of the ten sows which he has leased, seventeen young pigs.

{The receipt was written in duplicate, the inner text being sealed up.}

papyrus 73


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