P.Mich.inv. 3217 / Verso

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Record Details

Inventory Number
P.Mich.inv. 3217
Processing Number
1881
Section/Side
Recto
Image Side
Verso

Background and Physical Properties

Publ./Side
Recto (written across the fibres) + Verso
Connections
+ P.Cair. Inv. Nr. unknown; Zenon archive
Material
Pap
Size
16.2 x 10.3 cm
Items
1
Lines
Recto - 4;
Verso - 3
Mounted
Yes
Negative
No
Conservation Status
P.Mich.inv. 3217 is broken off on the right side; P.Cair. inv. unknown, on the left side, leaving the central part of the text missing
Palaeographic Description
Recto written across the fibres; in a fairly broad format (Tait)
Status
published
Library
Ann Arbor

Contents

Date
July 21, 257 B.C. (date of reception)
Origin
probably Alexandria, Egypt
Provenance
Philadelpheia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
Acquisition
November 1925; Acquired from Brummer
Language
Greek
Genre
Documentary
Author
Menes
Type of Text/Title of Work
Business Letter
Content
Letter from Menes to Zenon, to inform him of the capture o f a slave named Stachys, a few days after the capture of three others (see P.Lond. VII, 1951)
Persons
Menes;
Zenon (son of Agreophon) (see Pros.Ptol. I 80 + add.);
Stachys
Geographica
Arsinoe (he Dionos)
Translation
(Recto)
Menes to Zenon, greetings. [After sending off my previously] written letter, a little later I captured Stachys [- - - and], taking him to the house of Amyntas, I handed him over with the [other slaves. So we have now] written this (letter) to you to let you know and to save your anxiety. [Farewell. Year 29, Daisios . .]
(Verso)
To Zenon.
(Docket, 2nd hand) Menes concerning Stachys. Year 29, Daisios 21, in Arsinoe.

Information on Publications

Publications
Series and Volume Editor Year Pg/Nr Photo SB Preferred Citation Corrections
PMich I Edgar CC 1931 18 Edgar CC, PMich I, 18, 1931
Pap.Lugd.Bat. XX Tait WJ 1980 36 Tait WJ, Pap.Lugd.Bat. XX, 36, 1980

Information on Publications--Further Republications

Further Republications
Rep Editor - Scholl R; Rep Ser. - C.Ptol.Sklav. I; 1990; No. 65

Availability/System Requirements

Institution
sc

Cataloging

Cataloger
PH
Year Begin
-257
Year End
-257

Technical Details

Image Size
4608 x 3480
File Size
2 MB
Record
1881
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1881/3217v_a.tif

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"P.Mich.inv. 3217; Verso". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/a/apis/x-1881/3217v_a.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 04, 2022.