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Oversize LJS 309 - Nakhtnebef, son of Pamerour - Nakhtnebef collateral letter
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Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection: Oversize LJS 309 - Nakhtnebef, son of Pamerour - Nakhtnebef collateral letter
Author:
Nakhtnebef, son of Pamerour.
Title:
Nakhtnebef collateral letter, 201 or 200 B.C.
Physical description:
1 item (1 leaf) : papyrus ; 255 x 96 mm.
Summary:
Guarantee by Nakhtnebef, son of Pamerour of Memphis, to Hor, son of Padiousir the brewer, that he will pay back the value of one-fifth of the brewery in Meidum (40 deben or 200 staters) within two days if called upon, pledging his house and possessions as collateral. Written in 25 lines of Demotic script on papyrus with signatures of five witnesses, including Padikhonsou, son of Amon; Padiousir, son of Semataouy; and Guédjadja, son of Nechthnibis. Dated in the month of Athyr in regnal year 5 of Pharaoh Ptolemy V (11 December 201 to 9 January 200 B.C.). In 2 faded lines of Greek added at the bottom in regnal year 6, Nechthnibis guarantees one fifth for 800 drachmas.
Cite as:
UPenn Oversize LJS 309
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Oversize LJS 309
 
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