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Title: Comedy, [3rd cent. B.C.] Author: Archippus fl. 415-412 B.C. Ichthyes. Subject: Greek drama (Comedy) --332-30 B.C. Literary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, three joining fragments mounted in glass ; 13 x 46 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 12.2 x 46.0 cm. 50 lines. Palimpsest. Written along the fibers on the recto in three columns; written across the fibers on the verso in a different hand. Upper margin of .5 cm.; lower margin of 1.5 cm.; small left margin; right margin varies. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 314-323. P.Duk.inv. 313 R (b) was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF84 1 R. Papyrus from the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt with the final scene of a comedy about the preparation of a giant fish for dinner. Possibly from Archippus' "Ichthyes" or by Cratinus Iunior. Underneath is an earlier, washed-out documentary text in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 313 R (a)). Verso has an account in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 313 V). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository. Publications: "Comoedia Dukiana," by W. H. Willis, Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies, 32 (1991): 331-353 (plates 1-3). See also R. Kassel and C. Austin, Poetae Comici Graeci VIII (Berlin 1995) 473-477 (no. 1146).
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