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NOTIFICATION OF DEATH

Greek text:  PSI 1064
Date:   A.D. 129.

To Herminus, royal scribe of the division of Heracleides in the Arsinoite nome, from Sabinus son of Sabinus, ex-gymnasiarch, of the quarter of Dionysius's District, acting in my absence through Nemesianus also called Artemidorus. My grandson Sarapion, registered in the said quarter of Dionysius's District, subject to poll-tax, died in the month Mecheir of this present 13th year of Hadrianus Caesar the lord. I therefore request that he be put on the list of the defunct.

{Signed}   I, Sabinus son of Sabinus, ex-gymnasiarch, acting in my absence through Nemesianus also called Artemidorus son of Sarapion, my representative, have presented (this notification), and I swear by the fortune of the Emperor Caesar Trajanus Hadrianus Augustus that the foregoing is true. The 13th year of the Emperor Caesar Trajanus Hadrianus Augustus, Mecheir 24.

{Order of the royal scribe}   To the scribes of the metropolis. If the aforesaid is in truth deceased, take the consequent steps. The 13th year of the Emperor Caesar Trajanus Hadrianus Augustus, Mecheir 24.

{Acknowledgement}   Signed by me, Philoxenus, scribe.

{Docketed}   Dionysius's District.

papyrus 311


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