Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 151

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Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 151 (P. Oxy. 151 or P. Oxy. I 151) is a receipt, written in Greek and discovered in Oxyrhynchus. The manuscript was written on papyrus in the form of a sheet. The document was written between 28 September and 27 October 612. Currently it is housed in the Egyptian Museum (10094) in Cairo.[1]


The document is a receipt showing that Macarius, a banker, had paid 3 solidi less 12 carats to some boatmen who were to go to Alexandria and bring a lawyer back to Oxyrhynchus. The measurements of the fragment are 110 by 323 mm.[2]

It was discovered by Grenfell and Hunt in 1897 in Oxyrhynchus. The text was published by Grenfell and Hunt in 1898.[2]

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  1. ^ P. Oxy. 151 at the Oxyrhynchus Online
  2. ^ a b Grenfell, B. P.; Hunt, A. S. (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri I. London: Egypt Exploration Fund. p. 233. 

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainB. P. Grenfell; A. S. Hunt (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri I. London: Egypt Exploration Fund.