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RECEIPT FOR MONEY PAID FOR THE TRANSPORT OF GOVERNMENT CORN

Original text: PCol 1 R.4
Date: A.D. 155.

To Sabinus and his partners, state bankers, from the under-mentioned, state donkey-keepers of the villages of Mouchis and Eleusis, through Heraclas their delegate. We have received from you the money which you were ordered to pay as fees for the transport of wheat and barley which we have carried down, as certified, from the granaries of the division of Polemon to the landing-places, which fees amounted to 281/4 artabae of wheat and 29/24 artabae of barley, the equivalent of the wheat, at the rate of 8 drachmae for each artaba, being altogether 226 drachmae, and the equivalent of the barley, at the rate of 480 drachmae per 100 artabae, being 11 drachmae 2 obols 2 chalci, making a total of 237 drachmae 2 obols 2 chalci. The list is as follows. For Mouchis : Pacheus and Hekusis 75/6 artabae of wheat, Pacheus and Onnophris 411/24 artabae of wheat, Chrysas son of Pachnoubis 51/4 artabae of wheat, Pacheus son of Pacheus 65/24 artabae of wheat, Chrysas son of Pacheus 311/12 artabae of wheat. For Eleusis : Protas and Apheus 5/12 of an artaba of wheat, 2/3 of an artaba of barley, Protas son of Naabos 1/6 of an artaba of wheat, 117/24 artabae of barley. Total as stated above. Year 18 of Antoninus Caesar the lord, Mecheir 29. I, Heraclas the above-mentioned, have received the aforesaid 237 drachmae 2 obols 2 chalci.


papyrus 373


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