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Inventory number:
P.Oslo inv. 1621
   

Background and Physical Properties

 
Material:
Pap
Connections:
Size:
13.5 x 8.3 cm.
Lines:
14
Publication side:
Recto, the Verso is blank
Palaeogr Descr:

Contents:

 
Date:
IIIrd/IVth century A.D.
Origin:
Unknown place, province of Egypt
Provenance:
Unknown place, province of Egypt
Acquisition:
Acquired by Eitrem in Egypt, March 1936
Language:
Greek
Genre:
Documentary
Author:
Title / Type of text:
Letter
Content:
Directions arranged as a letter, with instructions as to how to find a certain person, possibly in Alexandria. The address may have accompanied a parcel.
Subject headings:
Directions; Address; Nanaion; Baths of Claudianus
Persons:
Claudianus; Tullii; Theon, son of Ammonas; Ammonas, grammateus, father of Theon; Phokion
Geographica:
Alexandria?
Translation:
Directions: to the (dwelling) of Berenicianus opposite the Nanaion, where the bath of Claudianus (was), but the house of the Tullii is now. Ask there for Theon, son of Ammonas, former secretary of Phokion, but who is now (secretary of ?) the secretary of his estate.
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Information on Publication:

 
Series and Volume:
SO  56 103-104
First Editor:
Eliassen  M  H  de  Kat
Year:
1981
SB:
SB  XVI  12550
Corrections:
Daniel  RW,  ZPE  54  (1984)  p.  85-86  (l.  8,10,13)
van  Minnen  P,  ?  (l.  10)
Republication Citation:
Further Republication Note:
Bibliography:
Fowler DP, New directions, ZPE 59 (1985) 45-46; Llewelyn SR, The function of the semasia-texts. P.Oxy. XXXIV 2719 and SB XVI 12550, ZPE 104 (1994) 230-232
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