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Title: Private letter, [2nd cent. B.C.] Author: Hephaistion (From the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Subject: Imouthes (From the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Loans, Personal --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Interest --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Wine and wine making --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Personal correspondence --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass ; 32 x 7 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 31.8 x 6.8 cm. 33 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; written along the fibers on the verso with the address in large letters. Upper margin of 2 cm.; lower margin of 1 cm.; left margin of 1 cm.; small right margin. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 313-314 and P.Duk.inv 316-323. P.Duk.inv. 315 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF84 3. Papyrus letter from Hephaistion in the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt, asking Imouthes for a loan of 1,000 drachmas. Imouthes was willing to loan half the amount in wine, half in money. Part of the money loan would be free of interest. Hephaistion now agrees to the conditions of the loan. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository. Publications: Joshua D. Sosin, "A Word for Woman?" Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies 38 (1997) 75-83.
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