Writing practice (P.Duk.inv. 34 R (b))


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Catalogue Record

Title: Writing practice, [not before 30 B.C.]
Subject: Penmanship --Problems, exercises, etc.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 10 x 18 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 9.2 x 17.5 cm.
	10 lines.
	Written over a washed-out text; written along the fibers
	on the recto in two columns; written across the fibers
	on the verso in a different hand.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage.
	P.Duk.inv. 34 R (b) was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 34 R (b).
	Writing practice from Egypt, written on papyrus. Pen
	trials of various bits of writing, notably the formula
	"ep' autokratoros," or "under emperor x," presumably
	referring to the emperor Augustus. Written over a
	washed-out account in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 34 R (a)).
	Verso has an account of money in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 34 V).
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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