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Title: Official letter, [2nd cent. B.C.] Author: Chairemon (Official from Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Subject: Ariston (Strategos and nomarches from Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Herodas (Official from Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Strategi, Greek --332-30 B.C. Egypt --Officials and employees --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, three joining fragments mounted in glass, lower end broken off ; 18 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 17.5 x 16.6 cm. 15 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; the first line is written in a different hand; written along the fibers on the verso in the hand of the main text, the address in large letters. Upper margin of 2 cm.; left margin of 3 cm.; small right margin. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 324-328 and P.Duk.inv. 330-434. P.Duk.inv. 329 was formerly P.Duk.inv. AF74 6. Papyrus letter from the Herakleopolites(?) (Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt in which Chairemon, an official, and another person address Ariston strategos and nomarches, a high civil and army official involved with taxation and one of the first friends of the king. They inform Ariston of some official business relating to a visit of Herodas, an official and possibly the brother of the dioiketes, the finance secretary of Egypt, to Ptolemais Hormou(?). Herodas complained about the fact that Ariston had not yet taken care of the delivery of wheat expected from him. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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