Official correspondence (P.Duk.inv. 625)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Official correspondence, Year 34 Phamenoth 5 [147 B.C. April 1 or 136 B.C. March 29]
Subject: 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, mounted in glass, left part is broken
	off ; 15 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 14.6 x 13.6 cm.
	6 lines.
	Written in two columns across the fibers; written along
	the fibers on the verso, inverse to the text on the recto.
	Upper margin of 1.5 cm.; lower margin of 6 cm.; right
	margin of 1.5 cm.
	P.Duk.inv. 625 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF74 28.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage.
	Two papyrus official letters from the Herakleopolites
	(Heracleopolite Nome), Egypt. Both relate to a royal
	decree. Dated to Phamenoth 5, year 34 (April 1, 147
	B.C. or March 29, 136 B.C.); one of the farewells
	reads, "be of good health."
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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