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Title: Private letter, [6--] Author: Malachias (From Egypt), 7th cent. Subject: Documentary papyri --Egypt --640-1250. Personal correspondence --Egypt --640-1250. Material: 1 item : papyrus, three joining fragments mounted in glass, complete? ; 8 x 16 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 7.0 x 15.7 cm. 11 lines. Written across the fibers on the recto; the address written along the fibers on the verso. Upper margin of 0.5 cm.; small lower margin; left margin of 1.5 cm.; small right margin(?). P.Duk.inv. 449 was formerly P.Miss. 15. Papyrus private letter from Egypt in which Malachias requests an answer from the addressee as well as prayer. The farewell reads "May you prosper in the strength of the holy spirit." In Coptic. Descriptive database available in repository.
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