Official letter (P.Duk.inv. 608 R)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Official letter, Year 30 Mesore 1 [151 B.C. Aug. 26 or 140 B.C. Aug. 23]
Subject: Polemarchos (From the Heracleopolite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
	Egypt --Officials and employees --Correspondence --332-30 B.C.
	Shipping --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Heracleopolite Nome --332-30 B.C.
	Correspondence --Egypt --Heracleopolite Nome --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, six joining fragments mounted in
	glass, incomplete ; 16 x 29 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 15.9 x 28.6 cm.
	18 lines.
	Written in two columns along the fibers on the recto;
	written across the fibers on the verso in a different hand.
	Upper margin of 4 cm.
	P.Duk.inv. 608 R was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF74 11 R.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage.
	Papyrus letter to Polemarchos from the Herakleopolites
	(Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt. Relates to transportation
	by ship. Cover letter is dated to Mesore 1, year
	30 (Aug. 26, 151 B.C. or Aug. 23, 140 B.C.). Verso
	has an official memorandum in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 608 V).
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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