Official letter (P.Duk.inv. 334)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Official letter, [2nd cent. B.C.]
Subject: Krateros (Fort commander from Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
	Gypsum --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Egypt --Armed Forces --Officers --332-30 B.C.
	Egypt --Armed Forces --Supplies and stores --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
	Correspondence --Egypt --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, four joining fragments mounted in
	glass, top broken  off ; 19 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 18.9 x 9.6 cm.
	19 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto; written along
	the fibers on the verso.
	Lower margin of 3 cm.; left margin of 3 cm.; small right margin.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 324-333
	and P.Duk.inv. 335-434.
	P.Duk.inv. 334 was formerly P.Duk.inv. AF74 11.
	Papyrus letter from the Herakleopolites(?) (Heracleopolite
	Nome), Egypt in which a person informs another person
	 of some official business relating to gypsum(?).
	Krateros phrourarchos, the commander of a fort in
	charge of royal goods, is mentioned.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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