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Title: Official letter, [1--] Subject: Dikes (Engineering) --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Egypt --Officials and employees --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Correspondence --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, very incomplete ; 9 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 8.5 x 8.8 cm. 8 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; written across the fibers on the verso in a different hand. Lower margin of 1 cm. P.Duk.inv. 477 R was formerly P.Miss. 43 R. Papyrus letter from Egypt concerning the need to appoint experienced(?) chomatepimeletai, overseers of dikes in which Apollotas is involved. Mentions the month Hathyr (late October through late November). Preceded by a cover letter dated to Phaophi 8 (October 5th or 6th). Verso has a list of land in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 477 V). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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