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Title: Private letter, [7--] Author: Elias (From Egypt), 8th cent. Subject: Gold coins --Egypt --640-1250. Monasteries, Coptic --640-1250. Documentary papyri --Egypt --640-1250. Personal correspondence --Egypt --640-1250. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, right part is broken off ; 13 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 12.4 x 10.9 cm. 14 lines. Written along the fibers on the verso; the address written across the fibers on the recto; also written across the fibers on the recto in a different hand and inverse to the text on the verso. Upper margin of 1 cm.; lower margin(?) of 1 cm.; left margin of 0.5 cm. P.Duk.inv. 470 V was formerly P.Miss. 36 V. Papyrus private letter from Egypt in which Elias requests information from Amones regarding an amount of solidi, gold coins. Mentions a monastery. Recto has a documentary text in Coptic (P.Duk.inv. 470 R). In Coptic. Descriptive database available in repository.
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