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Title: Official letter, [2nd cent. B.C.] Author: Lochos (Strategos from Egypt), 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. Soldiers --Egypt --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, right part broken off ; 14 x 18 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 13.6 cm. x 18.0 cm. 10 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 3.5 cm.; lower margin of 3.5 cm.; left margin of 4 cm. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 324-327 and P.Duk.inv. 329-434. P.Duk.inv. 328 was formerly P.Duk.inv. AF74 5. Papyrus letter from the Herakleopolites(?) (Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt in which Lochos strategos, a high official and maybe the strategos of the Thebaid of ca. 127-117 B.C., informs Ariston strategos and nomarches, a high civil and army official involved in taxation and one of the first friends of the king, about some official business related to soldiers. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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