Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 274

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Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 274 (P. Oxy. 274 or P. Oxy. II 274) is a fragment of a Register of Property, in Greek. It was discovered in Oxyrhynchus. The manuscript was written on papyrus in the form of a sheet. It is dated to 28 August 97. Currently it is housed in the Union Theological Seminary (Rare Book Library) in New York.[1]


The document was written by an unknown scribe. It is a part of an official Register of real Property owned by various persons.[2]

The measurements of the fragment are 345 by 215 mm. The document is mutilated.[2]

It was discovered by Grenfell and Hunt in 1897 in Oxyrhynchus. The text was published by Grenfell and Hunt in 1899.[2]

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  1. ^ P. Oxy. 274 at the Oxyrhynchus Online
  2. ^ a b c Grenfell, B. P.; Hunt, A. S. (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri II. London: Egypt Exploration Fund. pp. 259–262. 

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainB. P. Grenfell; A. S. Hunt (1899). Oxyrhynchus Papyri II. London: Egypt Exploration Fund.