Draft of an official letter (P.Duk.inv. 727 V)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Draft of an official letter, [3rd cent. B.C.]
Subject: Agriculture --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Irrigation --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Tenant farmers --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 17 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 14.3 x 16.5 cm.
	11 lines.
	Written across the fibers on the verso; written along
	the fibers on the recto inverse to the text on the verso.
	Left margin of 2 cm.; small right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 727 V was formerly P.Duk.inv. MF79 76 V.
	Papyrus draft of an official letter from the Arsinoites
	(modern name: Fayyum), Egypt. Concerns troubles in
	agricultural matters, mainly regarding irrigation.
	Tenant farmers have destroyed something. Recto has
	a draft of an official letter in Greek (P.Duk.inv. 727 R).
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.

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