OPES Oslo Papyri Electronic System

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Inventory number:
P.Oslo inv. 541
   

Background and Physical Properties

 
Material:
Pap
Connections:
Size:
7 x 9.8 cm.
Lines:
10
Publication side:
Recto, the Verso is blank
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Contents:

 
Date:
IInd or IIIrd century A.D.
Origin:
Unknown place, province of Egypt
Provenance:
Unknown place, province of Egypt
Acquisition:
Purchased 1928 through British Museum. No I(5) of the inventory list written by H.I.Bell
Language:
Greek
Genre:
Documentary
Author:
Horeion
Title / Type of text:
Letter
Content:
Letter from Horeion to Apollonios, asking him to send a medicine chest with some medicines.
Subject headings:
Letter; Medicine
Persons:
Horeion; Apollonios
Geographica:
Translation:
Horeion to his father Apollonios, greeting. Receive by letter 908 silver drachmae that I sent with a lodger (tenant?). Send me the medicine chest and ask the doctor for the bitter medicine and the other sweeter one. I pray that you are well.
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Information on Publication:

 
Series and Volume:
P.Oslo  II 54
First Editor:
Eitrem  S-Amundsen  L
Year:
1931
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