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Title: Private letter,  Subject: Landowners --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Sowing --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Farm tenancy --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Letter-writing, Greek --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Personal correspondence --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 10.9 x 8.4 cm. 9 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; traces of ink on the verso. Lower margin of 4 cm.; small right margin. P.Duk.inv. 171 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 171. Letter about private affairs from Egypt, written on papyrus. The writer promises to come up to the addressee(?) and repeats a question about some land he leases. The question concerns whether to water the land or not to sow it. The letter mentions Demetrios. The greeting reads "be of good health." Dated to Neos Sebastos 16, year 13 of Tiberius (Nov. 12, 26 A.D.). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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