Private letter (P.Duk.inv. 11 V)


150 dpi image of 11v

72 dpi image of 11v

Catalogue Record

Title: Private letter, [not before 350]
Author: Ammon (Tenant farmer from Kellis, Egypt), 4th cent.
Subject: Agriculture --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Landlord and tenant --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Providence and government of God.
	Farm tenancy --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Letter-writing, Greek --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Personal correspondence --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Kellis (Extinct city) --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 19 x 8 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 18.6 x 7.4 cm.
	31 lines.
	Written across the fibers on the verso except for two
	marginal lines to the left; the address written across
	the fibers on the recto; written along the fibers
	on the recto in a different hand and inverse to the
	text on the verso.
	Small left margin; small right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 11 V was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 11 V.
	Letter from Kellis, Egypt, written on papyrus. Written
	by Ammon, a tenant of private land, to his son about
	agricultural matters. Mentions the providence of
	God and the nobility of the landlord. Ammon announces
	a visit to Egypt (the Nile Valley). Letter has various
	instructions to his son and others as well as greetings.
	Recto has a declaration on oath in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 11 R).
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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