Photographic Archive of Papyri in the Cairo Museum


P.Cair.Zen. 3 59366

17.5 x 10.8

CG59366; JE48809; SR0508

Statement concerning money owed by a surety

(About 241 BC)

Demeas, one of Zenon's friends, had made himself surety for the potter Horos, who had undertaken the provision of pottery for year 4 to the district which had once formed the estate of Apollonios. Horos having failed to fulfil his contract, Demeas had become responsible for the deficit to Bion, who had lately succeeded Eukles as epistatÍs. The deficit was 2700 jars, the value of which was 270 drachmae

 

 

 

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