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Title: Official letter(?), [2nd cent. B.C.] Subject: Egypt --Officials and employees --Correspondence --332-30 B.C. Shipping --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, two joining(?) fragments mounted in glass, very incomplete ; 6 x 13 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 5.3 x 12.5 cm. 4 lines. Written across the fibers on the recto. P.Duk.inv. 619 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF74 22. Extracted from mummy cartonnage. Papyrus official letter(?) from the Herakleopolites (Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt. Relates to transportation by ship(?). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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