150 dpi image of 33172 dpi image of 331
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. Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Correspondence --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, very incomplete ; 12 x 5 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 11.9 x 4.6 cm. 9 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto, except for perpendicular lines at the lower end. Upper margin of 3 cm. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 324-330 and P.Duk.inv. 332-434. P.Duk.inv. 331 was formerly P.Duk.inv. AF74 8. Papyrus letter from the Herakleopolites(?) (Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt in which a person 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, of some official business. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
Images and texts on these web pages are intended for research and educational use only. Please read our statement on use and reproduction for further information on how to receive permission to reproduce an item and how to cite it.
If you are interested in the techniques used to create the images (compression, color correction, resolution), please see the document on imaging techniques. If you are interested in the methodology used to create the catalogue record, please see the article on the papyrus catalogue records.
Return to the papyrus home page
Return to Duke University Special Collections Library home page
Please see our page with contact information if you have any comments or questions about the Duke Papyrus Archive.Last updated by Peter van Minnen on 11/3/95