Farming in Ptolemaic and Roman Egypt – What Happened to the Producers?

taxroll Karanis 172-173 AD www.lib.umich.edu

This is one column from a tax roll found in Karanis which measured over one hundred feet long. Each entry contains the taxpayer’s name, his father’s name, and his hometown, matched in the right column by the amount of money paid. source – http://www.lib.umich.edu

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