Ostr. London, British Library 13993 (5791m)   (More information about the Object)
Publication No. O.Wilck. 1157
Modern Title Receipt for a prostitute
Summary The telonai Pelaias and Sokration grant to the prostitute Thinabdella the right to sleep on a certain day with whomever she wishes. In yea 19 of Trajan, Phaopi 10.


1Πελαίας καὶ Σωκρατίων τελῶναι ἑταίρᾳ
2Θιναβδελλᾷ χαίρειν. ἐπιχοροῦ-
3μεν 1l. ἐπιχωροῦ|μεν σοι τῇ ὑπογεγραμέν 2 l. ὑπογεγραμμέν(ῃ)
4ἡμέρᾳ μεθʼ οὗ ἐὰν 3 l. ἂν θέλῃς ἐν-
5θάδε κοιμᾶσθαι. (ἔτους) ιθ// 4ed. ιδ; // Nelson: "the third" Φαοφι 5l. Φαω(φι) ι.
6Σωκράτων 6 l. Σωκρατίων Σίμωνος 7or: σιμω, l. σημείω(μαι).

1 l. ἐπιχωροῦ|μεν
2 l. ὑπογεγραμμέν(ῃ)
3 l. ἂν
4 ed. ιδ; // Nelson: "the third"
5 l. Φαω(φι)
6 l. Σωκρατίων
7 or: σιμω, l. σημείω(μαι)


1Pelaias and Sokration, tax farmers, to the prostitute
2Thinabdella greetings. We give permission
3to you on the day indicated below
4to sleep with whomever you wish
5in this place. Year 19, Phaophi 10.
6Sokration, son of Simon. (or: I have signed.)
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