Draft of an official letter (P.Duk.inv. 727 R)


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Catalogue Record

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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