Letter (P.Duk.inv. 682)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Letter, [3rd cent. B.C.]
Author: Diophantos (From the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 3rd cent. B.C.
Subject: Apollonios (Tax collector from the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 3rd cent. B.C.
	Tax collection --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Correspondence --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, right part is broken
	off ; 12 x 17 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 11.2 x 16.4 cm.
	8 lines.
	Written across the fibers on the recto; written along
	the fibers on the verso, inverse to the text on the
	recto. The word "Apollonioi" appears in large letters.
	Upper margin of 2.5 cm.; lower margin of 2.5 cm.; left
	margin of 2 cm.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 678-681
	and 683-690.
	P.Duk.inv. 682 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 9.
	Papyrus letter from the Arsinoites (modern name: Fayyum),
	Egypt. Letter is from Diophantos to Apollonios, a
	collector of taxes from those away from their own towns.
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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