Official letter (P.Duk.inv. 709)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Official letter, [2nd cent. B.C.]
Subject: Achoapis (From the Arsinoite Nome, Egypt), 2nd cent. B.C.
	Egypt --Officials and employees --Correspondence --332-30 B.C.
	Money --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, incomplete ; 15 x 7 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 14.3 x 6.1 cm.
	11 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto; the address
	written along the fibers on the verso in large letters.
	Left margin of 1.5 cm.
	Extracted from mummy cartonnage with P.Duk.inv. 707-708
	and P.Duk.inv. 710.
	P.Duk.inv. 709 was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 49.
	Papyrus official letter from the Arsinoites (modern
	name: Fayyum), Egypt. Letter is written to Achoapis
	and concerns money. Followed by a postscript. Farewell
	reads, "Be of good health."
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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