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Title: Private letter, [2nd cent. B.C.] Subject: Hephaistion (From Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Indictments --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Scribes --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Personal correspondence --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass ; 27 x 10 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 26.5 x 9.1 cm. 22 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; address written along the fibers on the verso in large letters. Lower margin of 7 cm.; left margin of 1.5 cm.; small right margin. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 692-697. P.Duk.inv. 691 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 18. Papyrus private letter from Egypt. Written to Hephaistion. The writer was not able to meet him since he was indicted in the matter of Kleandros. He requests Hephaistion to help his associate Siephmous and to introduce him to Teos, the royal scribe. The farewell reads, "be of good health." Dated to Pharmouthi 26, year 2. In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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