Alphabets and syllabary (P.Duk.inv. 232)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Alphabets and syllabary, [5--]
Subject: Wooden tablets --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Greek language --Study and teaching (Primary) --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Greek language --Alphabet --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Greek language --Writing --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Coptic language --Study and teaching (Primary) --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Coptic language --Writing --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Coptic language --Alphabet --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Tablets --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : wooden tablet, two holes on top, faded ; 12 x 27 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 11.2 x 26.6 cm.
	17 lines.
	Written along the grain of the wood on the recto; columns
	divided by a grid drawn in ink.
	Small upper and lower margins; left margins of 1 cm.;
	right margin of 4 cm. on the recto; right margin
	of 2 cm. on the verso.
	P.Duk.inv. 232 was formerly T.Duk.inv. 7.
	Wooden school tablet from Egypt. Has the Greek alphabet
	written twice, once in a mixed-up order.  Also has
	the additional Coptic letters written twice.  Includes
	part of a syllabary running from B-X to G-D. Dated
	to Phamenoth 20 (March 16) of a fifth indiction.
        In Greek and Coptic.
        Descriptive database available in repository.
Publications: Van Minnen, Peter, Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 106 (1995):
	175-178 (plates III-IV).

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