Photographic Archive of Papyri in the Cairo Museum

P.Cair.Zen. 4 59540

19 x 15

CG59540; JE51553; SR0258

Fragment of a letter

(3rd April, 257 B.C.)

A fragment of a letter with a copy of another letter subjoined. The writer was engaged in equipping a ship, for which purpose he required the services of an educated slave. He speaks of certain men of whom some had been drafted into the kunęgoi and others assigned to some other duty.






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