|TM ID||TM 957807|
|Findspot (DEChriM ID)||19 (Biʾr Šawīš)||Class||Textual|
O.BirShawish 16: Receipt for oil
Receipt addressed to the tenant farmer Abraham son of Jacob. Name of the issuer is lost but the content and structure of the receipt are similar to O.BirShawish 15 where the issuer is the priest Theon, which could fit the lacuna here as well.
|Selection criteria||Mention of Christian cult officials/institutions, Christian onomastics|
Palaeography, archaeological context (House 3) and possible archive connection (Abraham son of Jacob) give a range of 375-425.
Receipt dated 30 Mesore of the 11th indiction, which could be either 23 August 398 or 413.
|Absolute/relative date||Relative date|
House 3, Room 12, SU 1
El-Bawiti, Museum number unknown; Biʾr Šawīš, excavation no. 16.22/BS/07