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ACCOUNT OF PUBLIC GAMES

Original text: POxy 519
Date: 2nd cent. A.D.

. . . Of this sum there were paid on Mecheir 23 : to an actor 496 drachmae, to a Homeric reciter 448 drachmae, and for music . . . drachmae, to a dancer 1[.]4. drachmae. . . . Received from the exegetes 42 drachmae, from the cosmetes 53 drachmae 1/2 obol, total 500 drachmae 1 obol. Of this sum there were paid out : to image-bearers of the god Nile 20 drachmae, to image-bearers of the gods 56 drachmae, to grooms 16 drachmae, to 14 temple slaves 84 obols, for the voyage (?) of the temple slaves 20 drachmae, to a crier 8 drachmae, to a trumpeter 4 drachmae, to the boys for breakfast 6 obols, for palms 6 obols, total 124 drachmae 96 obols. To . . ., pancratiast, , . . drachmae, to . . ., competitor, . . . drachmae, to . . ., boxer, . . .


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