Private letter (P.Duk.inv. 171)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Private letter, [26]
Subject: Landowners --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Sowing --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Farm tenancy --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Letter-writing, Greek --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Personal correspondence --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 10.9 x 8.4 cm.
	9 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto; traces of ink
	on the verso.
	Lower margin of 4 cm.; small right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 171 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 171.
	Letter about private affairs from Egypt, written on
	papyrus. The writer promises to come up to the addressee(?)
	and repeats a question about some land he leases.
	The question concerns whether to water the land or
	not to sow it.  The letter mentions Demetrios. The
	greeting reads "be of good health." Dated to Neos
	Sebastos 16, year 13 of Tiberius (Nov. 12, 26 A.D.).
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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