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APPOINTMENT OF A VILLAGE SCRIBE

Original text: PTeb 10
Date: 119 B.C.

Asclepiades to Marres greeting. Menches having been appointed by the dioecetes to the village secretaryship of Kerkeosiris on the understanding that he shall cultivate at his own expense ten arurae of the land in the area of the village which has been reported as unproductive at a rent of fifty artabae, which he shall deliver annually from the 52nd year to the Crown in full or else make up the deficiency from his private means, give to him the papers of his office and take care that the terms of his undertaking are fulfilled. Goodbye. Year 51, Mesore 3. {Addressed} To Marres, district secretary.


papyrus 340


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