P.Oxy. XLIX 3455

Metrological Text

ed. J. C. Shelton

EES: Papyrology Room, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

A badly damaged text that nonetheless gives us some valuable information about weights and measures. We learn of a 'Nicomedian khous', a previously unheard-of unit of volume that is probably another name for the well-known kotule.


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