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The Bilingual Archive of the Linen Weaver Petechonsis, Son of Thoteus, and O. Bodl. Eg. Inscr. 328
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Classical Archaeology and Ancient History.
2015 (English)In: Ancient Society, ISSN 0066-1619, Vol. 45, 97-123 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In this article, a brief overview of the early Roman texts belonging to the private archive of a Theban linen weaver is presented. The contents of the archive, which consists of receipts, is analysed and discussed. The investigation shows that the original possessor of the archive was not only involved in the textile industry but that he also supplemented his income through agriculture. Finally, a previously unpublished Demotic letter-receipt (O. Bodl. Eg. Inscr. 328) pertaining to the weaving business is edited and examined. A brief discussion of a dyeing tax is also included.

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2015. Vol. 45, 97-123 p.
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Classical Archaeology and Ancient History
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Egyptology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-128065DOI: 10.2143/AS.45.0.3110544OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-128065DiVA: diva2:912515
Available from: 2016-03-16 Created: 2016-03-16 Last updated: 2016-04-18Bibliographically approved

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