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Title: Official letter, Year 33 Tybi 8 [252 B.C. Apr. 1] Subject: Zenon, ho Agreophontos, d. ca. 238 B.C. Egypt --Officials and employees --Correspondence --332-30 B.C. Banks and banking --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Bankers --Egypt --332-30 B.C. Administration of estates --Egypt --Fayyum --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, two joining fragments mounted in glass, remains of paint on the verso ; 25 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 24.6 x 18.8 cm. 19 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto. Upper margin of 3 cm.; lower margin of 2 cm.; left margin of 2 cm. P.Duk.inv. 614 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF74 17. Extracted from mummy cartonnage. Papyrus copy of a letter from the Herakleopolites (Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt. Written by someone to Zenon, the well-known manager of the estate of Apollonios near Philadelphia in the Arsinoite Nome (modern name: Fayyum). Sent with a cover letter to Hippokrates, who is in charge of the logeuterion or bank in Touphis in the Aphroditopolites (Aphroditopolite nome). Mentions someone with "Herakl" in his name and another banker. Dated to year 33, Tybi 8 (April 1, 252 B.C.). In Greek. Descriptive database available in repository. Publications: "A letter to Zenon," by John F. Oates, Actes du XVe Congrès International de Papyrologie 2(Bruxelles 1979): 49-51, no. 5 (P.Congr.XV 5).
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