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Title: Official correspondence, Year 34 Phamenoth 5 [147 B.C. April 1 or 136 B.C. March 29] Subject: Law --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Egypt --Officials and employees --Correspondence --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, left part is broken off ; 15 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 14.6 x 13.6 cm. 6 lines. Written in two columns across the fibers; written along the fibers on the verso, inverse to the text on the recto. Upper margin of 1.5 cm.; lower margin of 6 cm.; right margin of 1.5 cm. P.Duk.inv. 625 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF74 28. Extracted from mummy cartonnage. Two papyrus official letters from the Herakleopolites (Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt. Both relate to a royal decree. Dated to Phamenoth 5, year 34 (April 1, 147 B.C. or March 29, 136 B.C.); one of the farewells reads, "be of good health." In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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