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Title: Private letter, [not before 400] Subject: Letter-writing, Coptic --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Documentary papyri --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Personal correspondence --Egypt --30 B.C.-640 A.D. Material: 1 item : parchment codex leaf, mounted in glass ; 8 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 8.0 x 7.6 cm. 6 lines. Small left margin. P.Duk.inv. 5 (b) was formerly P.Duk.inv. G 5 (b). Private letter from Egypt, written on parchment. Written over a washed-out text with part of Plato's Parmenides in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 5 (a)). In Coptic. Descriptive database available in repository. Publications: Willis, William H. "A New Fragment of Plato's Parmenides on Parchment." Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 12(1971): 548-549 (plate 6 following p. 544). See also Willis, William H. "A Parchment Palimpsest of Plato at Duke University and the Ilias Ambrosiana," in: Akten des XIII. Internationalen Papyrologen-Kongresses (München 1974) 461 (plate 6).
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