Photographic Archive of Papyri in the Cairo Museum

P.Cair.Masp. 1 67120 verso

37.7 x 30.5

CG67120; JE40854; SR2205

Undetermined contract and poetry

(c.AD 566-68)

On the verso, the last lines of another(?) contract, followed by several pieces of verse in hexameters and in iambic triameters which form a small body of encomia on the relatives of the dux Callinicus. Written by Dioscoros, son of Apollos, this group includes birthday poems on Colluthus (an administrator at Antinoe, and a kinsman of Callinicus), comes Dorotheos, and an unnamed recipient. The group also includes a birthday poem on Constantine. Belongs to the archive of Dioscoros.






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