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Title: Draft of an official letter, [on or after 9 May 137 B.C.] Subject: Libel and slander --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Courts --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Dispute resolution (Law) --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Egypt --Officials and employees --Correspondence --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Heracleopolite Nome --332-30 B.C. Correspondence --Egypt --Heracleopolite Nome --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, six joining fragments mounted in glass, incomplete at the bottom(?) ; 22 x 30 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 21.3 x 29.8 cm. 23 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto; written across the fibers on the recto inverse to the text on the verso and in a different hand. Upper margin of 3 cm.; left margin of 4 cm.; right margin of 0.5 cm. P.Duk.inv. 605 V was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF74 8 V. Papyrus draft of a letter from the Herakleopolites (Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt. Relates to the case reported in P.Duk.inv. 599 and 605 R and suggests an end should be put to the mutual slander. Mentions someone named Dionysios and a joint court session. Recto has an official letter in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 605 R). In Greek. Publication: J. D. Sosin and J. Bauschatz, "Four Duke Papyri concerning Pesouris, Basilikos Grammateus," Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 141(2002) 177190. Descriptive database available in repository.
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