Letter (P.Duk.inv. 25)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Letter, Year 29 Phamenoth 9 [256 B.C. May 2]
Author: Alkeides (From Egypt), fl. 256 B.C.
Subject: Nesiotes (From Egypt), fl. 256 B.C.
	Accounting --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Correspondence --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, five joining fragments mounted in
	glass ; 18 x 33 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 17.8 x 32.2 cm.
	13 lines.
	Written across the fibers on the recto in the same
	hand as P.Duk.inv. 24; written along the fibers on
	the verso, the docket on the left edge inverse to
	the address and in a different hand.
	Upper margin of 2.5 cm.; lower margin of 1 cm.; left
	margin of 2.5 cm; right margin of 0.5 cm.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage.
	P.Duk.inv. 25 was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 25.
	Letter from Egypt, written on papyrus. Alkeides writes
	to Nesiotes about a money account in which Theophilos
	is involved and of which Pleistarchos needs to be
	informed to avoid suspicion. The greeting reads,
	"Be of good health." Dated to year 29, Phamenoth
	9 (May 2, 256 B.C.). An appended note follows.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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