Photographic Archive of Papyri in the Cairo Museum

P.Cair.Zen. 3 59495

13 x 26.5

CG59495; JE49025; SR0217

Letter from Petenouris and Samoys to Zenon


Two swineherds who had been put in prison for some fault do not deny tht they have been rightly punished, but appeal to Zenon to have pity on them and liberate them, lest their herds should perish for want of their care and themselves perish through lack of the necessaries of life.






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