150 dpi image of 450r-a72 dpi image of 450r-a
Title: Documentary text, [not after 565] Subject: Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 15 x 8 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 14.7 x 7.9 cm. 8 lines. Written across the fibers on the recto; reused for another text written along the fibers on the recto in the margin of and at right angles to the original text; drawn along the fibers on the verso in a different hand. Left margin of 3.5 cm. P.Duk.inv. 450 R (a) was formerly P.Miss. 16 R (a). Papyrus documentary text from Egypt. Recto was reused for a writing exercise of a dating formula in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 450 R (b)). Verso has a drawing of a human figure (P.Duk.inv. 450 V). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository.
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