Private letter (P.Duk.inv. 258)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Private letter, [not before 300]
Subject: Letter-writing, Coptic --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Correspondence --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, left part is broken off ; 10 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 9.7 x 7.2 cm.
	10 lines.
	Written across the fibers on the recto; the address
	written along the fibers on the verso in large letters.
	Small upper margin(?); lower margin of 2 cm.; small
	right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 258 was formerly P.Duk.inv. C 39.
	Private letter from Egypt, written on papyrus. Letter
	in the Bohairic dialect(?) containing a request to
	remember the author.
	In Coptic.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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