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NOTIFICATION OF DEATH

Original text: PSI 1064 2-27
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.


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