Official letter (P.Duk.inv. 325)


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Catalogue Record

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.
	Egypt --Armed Forces --Officers --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, lower end broken off ; 16 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 15.4 x 19.7 cm.
	20 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto; written across
	the fibers on the verso in large letters.
	Upper margin of 2 cm.; left margin of 3.5 cm.; right
	margin of .5 cm.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 324
	and P.Duk.inv. 326-434.
	P.Duk.inv. 325 was formerly P.Duk.inv. AF74 2.
	Papyrus letter from the Herakleopolites(?) (Heracleopolite
	Nome), Egypt in which Horion(?) informs Ariston strategos
	and nomarches, a high civil and army official in
	the region and one of the first friends of the king,
	about some official business. Agroitas(?) laarchos,
	a commander of a unit of native soldiers, is mentioned.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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