Letter (P.Duk.inv. 24)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Letter, [256? B.C.]
Author: Alkeides (From Egypt), fl. 256 B.C.
Subject: Nesiotes (From Egypt), fl. 256 B.C.
	Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C.
	Tax collection --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Correspondence --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, four fragments of which three join,
	mounted in glass, right part is broken off.
Note: Dimensions of fragments are at least 22.0 cm x 21.1 cm.
	15 lines.
	Written across the fibers on the recto in the same
	hand as P.Duk.inv. 25; the address written along
	the fibers on the verso in large letters.
	Upper margin of 2.5 cm.; lower margin of 2 cm.; left
	margin of 2 cm.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage.
	P.Duk.inv. 24 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 24.
	Letter from Egypt, written on papyrus. Alkeides writes
	to Nesiotes about Herodes, the tax collector, and
	what happened during Alkeides' absence. Possibly
	mentions the market place.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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