A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Gr. class. a. 4 (P)/1-42

Summary Catalogue no.: 31901

Papyrological Reference: P. Rev.

Trismegistos no.: 8859


Revenue Laws of Ptolemy Philadelphus

From two rolls.

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: papyrus


Origin: 259–258 BC ; Egyptian, Arsinoites (Fayum)

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.


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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.