Papyrus Scroll with Farmers Names

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 07 September 2019
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This papyrus scroll is written in the Greek language and mentions a list of farmers; the number and size of land given to them were mentioned. In addition, the list also included fishermen, flute players, threshers, millers, sheep breeders, shepherds, and fruit merchants. From Theadelphia (Arsinoites; Batn el-Harit), Faiyum, Egypt. Roman Period of Egypt, 196-198 CE. It is on display at the Neues Museum in Berlin, Germany.

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2019, September 07). Papyrus Scroll with Farmers Names. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11161/papyrus-scroll-with-farmers-names/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Papyrus Scroll with Farmers Names." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 07, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11161/papyrus-scroll-with-farmers-names/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Papyrus Scroll with Farmers Names." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Sep 2019. Web. 16 Jun 2021.