P.Mich.inv. 3217 / Verso
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Background and Physical Properties
- Recto (written across the fibres) + Verso
- + P.Cair. Inv. Nr. unknown; Zenon archive
- 16.2 x 10.3 cm
- Recto - 4;
- Verso - 3
- 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)
- Ann Arbor
- July 21, 257 B.C. (date of reception)
- probably Alexandria, Egypt
- Philadelpheia, Herakleidou meris, Arsinoite nome, Egypt
- November 1925; Acquired from Brummer
- Type of Text/Title of Work
- Business Letter
- 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)
- Subject Headings
- Letter writing, Greek--Egypt.
- Arsinoë (Fayy¯um : Extinct city)
- Zenon (son of Agreophon) (see Pros.Ptol. I 80 + add.);
- Arsinoe (he Dionos)
- 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 . .]
- To Zenon.
- (Docket, 2nd hand) Menes concerning Stachys. Year 29, Daisios 21, in Arsinoe.
- Papyri.info Link
Information on 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
- Year Begin
- Year End
- Image Size
- 4608 x 3480
- File Size
- 2 MB
- Link to this Item
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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.