OPES Oslo Papyri Electronic System

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Inventory number:
P.Oslo inv. 1477
   

Background and Physical Properties

 
Material:
Pap
Connections:
Size:
25.8 x 12 cm.
Lines:
Recto - 15; Verso - 2
Publication side:
Recto; Verso address
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Contents:

 
Date:
April 17, 9 B.C.
Origin:
Unknown place, province of Egypt
Provenance:
Unknown place, province of Egypt
Acquisition:
Purchased 1934 from Maurice Nahman, Cairo
Language:
Greek
Genre:
Documentary
Author:
Ptolemaios
Title / Type of text:
Private letter
Content:
Letter from Ptolemaios to his father Dorion.
Subject headings:
Letter
Persons:
Ptolemaios, son of Dorion; Dorion, father of Ptolemaios; Kallikles, son of Sarapion; Sarapion, emporos, father of Kallikles
Geographica:
Translation:
Ptolemai(os) greets his father Dorion and prays that he is healthy. Receive from Kallikles, son of Sarapion the tradesman, a mattress out of need...old...in addition...those going up...the feast...until...unsold...I have...I (have) sold. Take care of yourself, that you are healthy, which I hold to be most important forever. Be strong.
Papy.info Link:
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Information on Publication:

 
Series and Volume:
Greek  papyri  in  the  Oslo  collection 16-19
First Editor:
Tidemandsen  P
Year:
1995
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Image recto:
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Image verso:
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