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University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 309 - Nakhtnebef collateral letter (Video Orientation)

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Fall 2015

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Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 309 - Nakhtnebef collateral letter, by Nakhtnebef, son of Pamerour. Written in 201 or 200 B.C..

Summary: Guarantee by Nakhtnebef, son of Pamerour of Memphis, to Hor, son of Padiousir the brewer, that he will pay back the value of one-fifth of the brewery in Meidum (40 deben or 200 staters) within two days if called upon, pledging his house and possessions as collateral. Written in 25 lines of Demotic script on papyrus with signatures of five witnesses.

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