Private letter (P.Duk.inv. 234)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Private letter, [not before 100]
Subject: Letter-writing, Greek --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Ostraka --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Personal correspondence --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Ostraka --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : ribbed potsherd, incomplete ; 9 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 8.5 x 7 cm.
	5 lines.
	Written on the convex side of the ostracon along the ribs.
	Lower margin of 1.5 cm.; small left margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 234 was formerly O.Duk.inv. 2.
	Letter from Egypt, written on a ribbed potsherd. Includes
	greetings to Paulinus, children and housemates as
	well as to Philotera. Includes instructions for delivery.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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