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Title: Draft of an official letter, [3rd cent. B.C.] Subject: Tax expenditures --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Villages --Egypt --Fayyum --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 ; 15 x 17 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 14.3 x 16.5 cm. 13 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; written across the fibers on the verso inverse to the text on the recto. Left margin of 1.5 cm.; small right margin. P.Duk.inv. 727 R was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 76 R. Papyrus draft of an official letter from the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt. Concerns trouble caused by proselytes or newcomers who claimed the same tax privileges for their land as long-time residents. Mentions a village chief and village elders. Verso has another draft of an official letter in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 727 V). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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