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Papyri fragments from Oxyrhynchus and the Fayum

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 0054
Scope and Contents

Ten papyri fragments from archaeological excavations in Egypt (1895-1907), conducted chiefly by Bernard P. Grenfell and Arthur S. Hunt. The fragments, dating from the Graeco-Roman era are largely economic in nature, particularly covering leases and taxes. Also included are two horoscopes, and most importantly fragments from a copy of book one of Euclid's "Elements" containing propositions 39 and 41.

Dates: 0100-0200

Papyrus fragment: Application or petition to a ducenarius from a native of Memphis, Egypt

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: *MS 0005

In Greek. Petition, in Greek, from a native of Memphis, Egypt to a government official of the reign of Probius (276-282 A.D.)

Dates: between 276 and 282 A.D.

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