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Manuscript

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Object Number:E16413
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Fayum
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Papyrus
Ink
Iconography:Farming
Inscription Language:Arabic Language
Credit Line:Purchased from Prof. Moritz; subscription of Mrs. C. C. Harrison, 1911
Other Number:E 16412 - Other Number

Description

Arabic document. Marked "Faijum b." by W. M. Muller (?).

Eight documents contained in this papyrus all originating with the brothers Mina and Kayl sons of Shenude the Secretary, two Coptic landowners of the Fayyum.

Recto: (4 documents) acknowledgements by different Coptic farm hands as to their obligation to cut the crop on the owner's land.

Verso: (4 documents) refer to debts in wheat.

Date: Jumada II - Sha-ban, 268 A.H. / Dec. 27, 881 to March 24, 882 A.D.

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