Business letter (P.Duk.inv. 97)


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Catalogue Record

Title: Business letter, Year 17 Epeiph 7 [97 B.C. July 19]
Subject: House buying --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Documentary papyri --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
	Business letters --Egypt --Fayyum --332-30 B.C.
Material: 1 item : papyrus, mounted in glass, upper part is broken
	off ; 21 cm.
Note: Actual dimensions of item are 20.7 x 16.4 cm.
	15 lines.
	Written along the fibers on the recto; the address
	written along the fibers on the verso in large letters.
	Lower margin of 5.5 cm.; left margin of 2.5 cm.; small
	right margin.
	P.Duk.inv. 97 was formerly P.Rob.inv. 2.
	Business letter from the Arsinoite Nome (modern name:
	Fayyum), Egypt. Written to someone with "anias" in
	his name. Concerns the purchase of a house from(?)
	the wife of Didymos. The writer himself is on his
	way to the town of Pelousion. Dated to Epeiph 7,
	year 17 (July 19, 97 B.C.).
	In Greek.
	Descriptive database available in repository.
Publications: Willis, William H. and John F. Oates.
	"Three Robinson Papyri." Bulletin of the American
	Society of Papyrologists 16(1979): 137-140 (plate 1-2).
        See also SB xvi, 12321.

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