Business letter in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 497)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Business letter, [16--]
Author: Biktor (Symmachos from Egypt), 7th cent.
Subject: Monastery gardens --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Monasteries --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
	Business letters --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 8 x 17
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 7.7 x 16.7 cm.
	7 lines.
	Written across the fibers on the recto; written along
	the fibers on the verso.
	Upper margin of 1.5 cm.
	P.Duk.inv. 497 was formerly P.Miss. 63.
	Papyrus business letter from Egypt. Biktor, symmachos
	or assistant, acknowledges the receipt of the
	addressee's instructions and announces the imminent 
	inception of work relating to the plots of land
	(likely vineyards or gardens) of a monastery.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.
Publications: Nikolaos Gonis, "Three Fragmentary Byzantine 
        Documents from the Duke Collection," The Journal of
        Juristic Papyrology 29 (1999) 7-12.

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