150 dpi image of 51772 dpi image of 517
Title: Official report, [between 118 and 138] Subject: Searches and seizures --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Scribes --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Postal service --Egypt --Letter carriers --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Official reports --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 11 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 10.5 x 7.8 cm. 10 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. Lower margin of 3 cm. P.Duk.inv. 517 was formerly P.Miss. 84. Papyrus report by a village scribe from Egypt. The scribe declares that as far as he knows a certain person is not in his village; the declaration is made through the letter carrier. Dated to Epeiph 12 (July 6) under Hadrian. 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 an d 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 and Suzanne Corr on 5/3/95