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Greek papyrus

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This fragment of papyrus, which comes from the town of Tholtis (P.Hib. I 62) and which dates from the year 245 B.C., contains an administrative letter concerning a theft. The first side numbers 17 lines of text and the second side one only.

Present location

KMKG - MRAH [07/003] BRUSSELS

Inventory number

E.5953

Dating

PTOLEMAIC PERIOD

Archaeological Site

EL-HIBA

Category

PAPYRUS

Material

PAPYRUS

Technique

DOVETAIL (JOINT); WRITTEN WITH A REED PEN/REED WITH SPLIT NIB

Height

18.5 cm

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