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Title: Private letter, [195/194 B.C.] Subject: Memphis (Extinct city) --332-30 B.C. Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Personal correspondence --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C. Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, incomplete ; 28 cm. Note: Actual dimensions of item are 27.7 x 17.7 cm. 9 lines. Written along the fibers on the recto with a pen, not a brush. Small upper margin; lower margin of 1.5 cm.; left margin of 1 cm.; right margin of 2 cm. P.Duk.inv. 675 (b) was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 2 (b). Papyrus letter from the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum), Egypt. Has instructions that mention Petheus and Lysanias. Mentions also the house of Dionyios and Memphis. Preceded by a private letter in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 675 (a)). In Demotic. Publication: J. D. Sosin and J. G. Manning, "Palaeography and Bilingualism: P.Duk.inv. 320 and 675," Chronique d' Égypte 78(2003) 202210. Descriptive database available in repository.
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