Petition (P.Duk.inv. 670)


150 dpi image of 670

72 dpi image of 670

Catalogue Record

Title: Petition, [1--]
Subject: Complaints (Civil procedure) --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Silverwork, Ancient --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Silversmiths --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.
	Petitions --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 13 x 22 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 12.6 x 21.7 cm.
	19 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto.
	Lower margin of 2.5 cm.; left margin of 1 cm.
	P.Duk.inv. 670 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF75 11.
	Papyrus petition from Egypt. Written by more than one
	person and relates to the manufacture of silver objects.
	Mentions an exegetes and a kosmetes, both city magistrates.
	Mentions also a silversmith. A subscription is written
	below the first column. The second column contains
	a related document submitted together with the petition.
	Joins another papyrus, P.Vindob. Sal. 2, which is the
	upper part of the document. P.Vindob. Sal. 2 was
	published in R. P. Salomons, Einige Wiener Papyri
	(Amsterdam 1976) 9-21, no. 2 (plate 2).
	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 and 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 on 11/3/95