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Title: Official letter, [2nd cent. B.C.] Subject: Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C. Tax collection --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Heracleopolite Nome --332-30 B.C. Correspondence --Egypt --Heracleopolite Nome --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 10 x 17 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 9.6 x 16.3 cm. 11 lines. The first two lines contain a summary in a different hand as does the docket on the verso. Written across the fibers on the recto; written along the fibers on the verso in the same hand as the summary. Upper margin of 1.5 cm.; small right margin. P.Duk.inv. 606 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF74 9. Papyrus official letter(?) from the Herakleopolites (Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt. Relates to Hermaios son of Petesouchos, a tax inspector without an allotment (of land). Asklepiades, envoi of Patron, eklogistes or chief financial officer of the state, speaks in favor of him. Mentions Ariston and Asklapon as well as the letter carrier. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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