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Title: Letter, [256? or 255? B.C.] Author: Papiskos (From Egypt), 3rd cent. B.C. Subject: Nesiotes (From Egypt), fl. 256 B.C. Must --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Correspondence --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, six fragments of which four join, mounted in glass, left part is broken off. Note: Dimensions of fragments are 16.0 x 7.1 cm. or smaller. 21 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto and the verso, the address in large letters inverse to the main text. Upper margin of 2 cm. on the recto; of 0.5 cm. on the verso; lower margin of 1.5 cm. on the recto, small right margins. P.Duk.inv. 300 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 26. Extracted from mummy cartonnage. Letter from Egypt, written on papyrus. Written by Papiskos to Nesiotes about the purchase of must from newly planted vines in the Cynopolite Nome. Papiskos mentions a price and discusses transportation by ship. The greeting reads "be of good health." In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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