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)
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 . .]
(Docket, 2nd hand) Menes concerning Stachys. Year 29, Daisios 21, in Arsinoe.
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Edgar CC, PMich I, 18, 1931
Tait WJ, Pap.Lugd.Bat. XX, 36, 1980
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