Image Archive - Papyri

Private letter from Panopolis
Egypt. 3rd century AD.

Ammon, a scholastikos, or lawyer, writes to his mother Senpetechensis alias Nike in Panopolis, Egypt, from Alexandria where he is trying to secure the appointment of his nephew Horion as a priest of the Panopolite Nome.

Ammon greets his "mother" Makaria, his brother Sarapodoros, another "mother", the younger Horion and Horion's brother and his mother and the slaves of his house.

He also greets his "brother" (partner) Polykrates and Polykrates' sons and the slaves of his house.

Full information and images from the
Duke Papyrus Archive: Inv. No 177 R.


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