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Fragments of a papyrus relating to a long-term sale of wine

This fragment of a papyrus in Greek found in Oxyrhynchos dates from 6/15 april 423 and relates a long-term sale of wine. The delivery of 500 wine jars was for an "Excellence" of the city. Oxyrhynchos, once the prosperous capital of a province in Middle Egypt, is known for the discovery of numerous papyri . The majority are administrative documents written in Greek, but there are also letters, as w…