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Title: Official letter, [192/191 B.C.?] Author: Apollonios, (Official from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C. Subject: Scribes --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Tax collection --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, two fragments which do not join, mounted in glass, incomplete. Note: Dimensions of fragments are 8.3 x 5.3 cm. or smaller. 6 lines. Written across the fibers on the recto; written along the fibers on the verso; the docket written along the fibers on the verso. Upper margin of 3 cm.; small left margin; small right margin. Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 720-721 and P.Duk.inv. 723-727. P.Duk.inv. 722 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 68. Papyrus letter from the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt. Written by Apollonios to the royal scribe about tax arrears. Mentions year 14 (192/191 B.C.?). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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