sargane [Greek, σαργάνη]

In Egypt, 3rd century, a unit of capacity used for chaff, = 150 litrai.

A. E. R. Boak.
Early Byzantine Papyri from the Cairo Museum.
Études de Papyrologie 2 (1934, pages 1-22). 3 (1936, pages 1-45); 5 (1939, pages 85-117).

Page 23.

Herbert C. Youtie.
New Readings in Michigan Ostraca.
Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Assn. vol 73, Pages 439-460.

Page 449.

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