150 dpi image of 326r
150 dpi image of 326v72 dpi image of 326r
Title: Official letter, [Year 32? Hathyr 20 [150 B.C.? or 139 B.C.?]] Author: Konnos (Official from Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Subject: Ariston (Strategos and nomarches from Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Lochos (Strategos from Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Strategi, Greek --332-30 B.C. Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C. Wood --Egypt --Samareia (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Correspondence --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, two fragments which do not join, mounted in glass. Note: Dimensions of fragments are 10.6 x 18.2 cm. or smaller. 14 lines. Written across the fibers on the recto; written along the fibers on the verso in a different hand, the address in large letters, inverse to the text on the recto. Upper margin of 1.5 cm.; lower margin of 1 cm.; left margin of 3 cm.; small right margin. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 324-325 and P.Duk.inv. 327-434. P.Duk.inv. 326 was formerly P.Duk.inv. AF74 3. Papyrus letter from the Herakleopolites(?) (Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt dated Hathyr 20, year 32? (150 B.C.? or 139 B.C.?). In the letter, Konnos, an official, 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, about his trip to the villages of Kerkesephis and Samareia in the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum) in search of a supply of wood. Konnos eventually found the wood in Samareia. However, the men of Lochos strategos, another high official and possible the strategos of the Thebaid of ca. 127-117 B.C., have prevented shipment of the wood. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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