150 dpi image of 324r
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Title: Official letter, [2nd cent. B.C.] Subject: Ariston (Strategos and nomarches from Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Strategi, Greek --332-30 B.C. Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C. Taxation --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Wheat --Egypt --Transportation --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Correspondence --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, two joining fragments mounted in glass, incomplete ; 19 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 18.9 x 12.4 cm. 18 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; written along the fibers on the verso in a different hand with the address in large letters. Upper margin of 4 cm. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 325-434. P.Duk.inv. 324 was formerly P.Duk.inv. AF74 1. Papyrus letter from the Herakleopolites(?) (Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt in which a son of Philinos, informs Ariston strategos and nomarches, a high civil and army official in the area involved with taxation and one of the first friends of the king, of some official business related to the delivery of wheat(?) for tax purposes. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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