Official letter (P.Duk.inv. 328)


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Catalogue Record

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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