Private letter in Coptic (P.Duk.inv. 470 V)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Private letter, [7--]
Author: Elias (From Egypt), 8th cent.
Subject: Gold coins --Egypt --640-1250.
	Monasteries, Coptic --640-1250.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --640-1250.
	Personal correspondence --Egypt --640-1250.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, right part is broken
	off ; 13 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 12.4 x 10.9 cm.
	14 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the verso; the address               
	written across the fibers on the recto; also written
	across the fibers on the recto in a different hand
	and inverse to the text on the verso.
	Upper margin of 1 cm.; lower margin(?) of 1 cm.; left
	margin of 0.5 cm.
	P.Duk.inv. 470 V was formerly P.Miss. 36 V.
	Papyrus private letter from Egypt in which Elias requests
	information from Amones regarding an amount of solidi,
	gold coins. Mentions a monastery. Recto has a
	documentary text in Coptic (P.Duk.inv. 470 R).
	In Coptic.
	Descriptive database available in repository.   

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