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SWORN DECLARATIONS BY GUILDS OF WORKMEN

Greek text:  POxy 85
Date:   A.D. 338.

(a)To Flavius Eusebius, logistes of the Oxyrhynchite nome, from the guild of coppersmiths of Oxyrhynchus through me, Aurelius Thonius son of Macer. We declare that by our own estimate the price of the commodities which we handle is as given below for the present month, and we swear the divine oath that our statement is correct. The price is : for 1 pound of malleable copper 6 talents 1000 denarii, and for 1 pound of cast copper 4 talents. In the consulship of Flavius Ursus and Flavius Polemius the most illustrious, Hathur 30. I, Aurelius Thonius, make the foregoing declaration.

(b) To Flavius Eusebius, logistes of the Oxyrhynchite nome, from the guild of beer-sellers of Oxyrhynchus through us, Aurelius Salaminus son of Apollo and Aurelius Eulogius son of Gela[. . .]. We declare that by our own estimate the price of the commodities which we handle is as given below for the present month, and we swear the divine oath that our statement is correct. The price is : for 1 artaba of barley 13 talents 500 denarii. In the consulship of Flavius Ursus and Flavius Polemius the most illustrious, Hathur 30. We, Aurelius Salaminus and Aurelius Eulogius, make the foregoing declaration. Written by me, Theon, as they are illiterate.


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