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Oxyrhynchus: A City and its Texts, Virtual Exhibition: Daily Life

Circus programme: Sixth century AD

This appears to be a draft for a programme of chariot racing and other displays. It has been countermarked by a second person; perhaps it passed between two municipal officers for approval.

‘For good fortune.
	Victories(?).
	1st chariot race.
	Procession.
	Singing rope-dancers.
	2nd chariot race.
	The singing rope-dancers.
	3rd chariot race.
	Gazelle and hounds.
	4th chariot race.
	Mimes.
	5th chariot race.
	Troupe of athletes.
	6th chariot race.’
	(2nd hand) ‘Farewell.’

The Oxyrhynchus Papyri vol.XXXIV 2707