Business(?) letter (P.Duk.inv. 1055)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Business(?) letter, [5--]
Subject: Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Business letters --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 12 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 11.1 x 7.3 cm.
	10 lines.
	Written across the fibers on the recto.
	Lower margin of 2 cm; left margin of 0.5 cm.
	P.Duk.inv. 1055 was formerly P.Duk.inv. C 55.
	Business(?) letter from Egypt, written on papyrus.
	Letter about artabas, measures of weight. The farewell
	reads, "May you prosper in the Lord."
	In Coptic.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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