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Enteuxis Concerning Illegal Sale of Cedria

La'da, Csaba A., Papathomas, Amphilochios (2015) Enteuxis Concerning Illegal Sale of Cedria. TYCHE – Contributions to Ancient History, Papyrology and Epigraphy, 30 (01). pp. 81-90. ISSN 1010-9161. (doi:10.15661/tyche.2015.030.10) (KAR id:61908)

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Abstract

The Greek papyrus published in this article is a fragment of an enteuxis from Ptolemaic Egypt. It probably dates to the middle of the 2nd century BC and its provenance is the Fayyum. It concerns the illegal sale of cedria; a substance widely used in mummification. The petitioner was apparently a tax farmer who won the state concession for the distribution of and tax upon cedria presumably for the Arsinoite nome. He seems to complain that the ibiotaphoi obtained cedria from other sources unauthorised by the state and also supplied others with this product.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.15661/tyche.2015.030.10
Uncontrolled keywords: Ptolemaic Egypt; enteuxis; illegal sale; ibiotaphoi
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Csaba La'da
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2017 09:33 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:45 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/61908 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
La'da, Csaba A.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0821-5842
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