Letter (P.Duk.inv. 23)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Letter, Year 29 Phamenoth 22 [256 B.C. May 15]
Subject: Nesiotes (From Egypt), fl. 256 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Correspondence --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, eleven joining fragments mounted
	in glass, incomplete ; 27 x 7 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 27.0 x 6.6 cm.
	27 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto with an Egyptian
	brush; written along the fibers on the verso, the
	docket on the left edge, inverse to the address and
	in a different hand.
	Lower margin of 1 cm.; small right margin.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage.
	P.Duk.inv. 23 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 23.
	Letter from Egypt, written on papyrus. Written to Nesiotes
	with a request to come to the writer. Someone with
	"kletos" in his name apparently presented the letter
	to Nesiotes. The greeting reads, "Be of good health."
	Dated to year 29, Phamenoth 22 (May 15, 256 B.C.).
	An appended note mentions Harmais. The docket bears
	the same date.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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