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Nakhtnebef collateral letter, 201 or 200 B.C.

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Extent:
1
Creator:
Nakhtnebef, son of Pamerour
Description:

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.

Language:
Egyptian
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
Medium:
papyrus
Spatial:
Egypt
Contributor:
Hor,son of Padiousir,recipient.
Lambert, Roger,1907-,former owner.
Leconte, Louis,former owner.
Schoenberg, Lawrence J.,former owner.
Edm Type:
text
Format:
Book
Manuscript/Archive
Print
Identifier:
5004800
731213086
Subject:
Beer Egypt.
Brewing Early works to 1800.
Loans Egypt.
Type:
text
Agg Provider:
University of Pennsylvania Libraries