Photographic Archive of Papyri in the Cairo Museum

P.Oxy. 12 1419

16.8 x 12.4


Order from a prytanis to a tax-collector

(A.D. 265)

An order from a prytanis of the senate to a tax collector called a practor politicon to pay the prytanis 1500 drachmae credited by the tax collector to another revenue official, and 300 drachmae required for military supplies. The document was written by a clerk (across the fibres) and signed by the prytanis, who also added a line after l.5.






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