Official letter (P.Duk.inv. 679)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Official letter, [146/145 B.C.? or 135/134 B.C.?]
Subject: Tax evasion --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Fugitives from justice --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Correspondence --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 16 x 6 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 15.9 x 5.8 cm.
	10 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto.
	Upper margin of 4 cm.; lower margin of 2.5 cm.; small
	left margin(?).
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 678
	and P.Duk.inv. 680-690.
	P.Duk.inv. 679 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 6.
	Papyrus letter from the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum),
	Egypt. Mentions a financial officer and relates to
	a fleeing in order to evade taxes. Mentions a year
	36 (146/145 or 135/134 B.C.).
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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