Photographic Archive of Papyri in the Cairo Museum

P.Oxy. 12 1421

11.9 x 9.2


Order from a strategus to comarchs

(3rd century)

On the recto of this papyrus is part of a list of land-holders, written in the late 2nd or early 3rd century (P.Oxy. XII 1533). On the verso, written along the fibres, is a brief order from a strategos to the official of two villages, concerning the embarkation of some acacia-wood belonging to the government.






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