OPES Oslo Papyri Electronic System

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Inventory number:
P.Oslo inv. 1176v
   

Background and Physical Properties

 
Material:
Pap
Connections:
Size:
9 x 11.5 cm.
Lines:
Verso - 11 + 1 line in the left margin; Recto - 1
Publication side:
Verso; Recto: address, the rest unpublished
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Contents:

 
Date:
IInd century A.D.
Origin:
Tebtynis, Polemonos meris, Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Provenance:
Probably Arsinoite nome, province of Egypt
Acquisition:
Purchased from M. Nahman, Cairo, Febr. 18, 1929
Language:
Greek
Genre:
Documentary
Author:
Tapais
Title / Type of text:
Private letter
Content:
The first half of a private letter from Tapais to her brother Sarapammon, requesting him to fetch back various items for her.
Subject headings:
Letter; Chests; Bracelet
Persons:
Tapais; Sarapammon; Ammonilla; Thermouthion, also referred to as Thermouthis; Thermouthis, also referred to as Thermouthion
Geographica:
Translation:
Tapais to her brother Sarapammon greeting. Please would you be so kind as to go with your sister to her daughter Ammonilla's house and ask for the two chests of mine which they have got, and receive from Thermouthion the bracelet which she got from me. For it is not Hero... who got it from me, but Thermouthis. See to it that ... Margin: But do send us something, whatever ... I pray for your health. Recto: To Sarapammon from Tapais.
Papy.info Link:
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Information on Publication:

 
Series and Volume:
SO  53 104-105
First Editor:
Eliassen  M  H  de  Kat
Year:
1978
SB:
SB  XIV  12024
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