Private letter (P.Duk.inv. 675 (a))


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Catalogue Record

Title: Private letter, Year 11 [195/194 B.C.?]
Author: Tothoes (Brother of Apollonios from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
Subject: Apollonios (Brother of Tothoes from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
	Alexandria (Egypt) --Description and travel --332-30 B.C.
	Government executives --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Egypt --Officials and employees --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Personal correspondence --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 28 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 27.7 x 17.7 cm.
	17 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto; the address
	is written along the fibers on the verso in large letters.
	Small upper margin; lower margin of 1.5 cm.; left margin
	of 2 cm.; right margin of 1 cm.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 674
	and P.Duk.inv. 676-677.
	P.Duk.inv. 675 (a) was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 2 (a).
	Papyrus letter from the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum),
	Egypt. Addressed by Tothoes and someone else to their
	brother Apollonios. Concerns their trip to Alexandreia.
	Mentions some service that they rendered to the dioiketes,
	the secretary of finance. The farewell reads, "be
	of good health". Dated to year 11 (195/194 B.C.?).
	Followed by a letter in Demotic (P.Duk.inv. 675 (b)).
	In Greek.
	Publication: J. D. Sosin and J. G. Manning, "Palaeography and Bilingualism:
        P.Duk.inv. 320 and 675," Chronique d' Égypte 78(2003) 202—210.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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