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TM Arch id: 111

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private correspondence
Found in: U20 - Bousiris (Abusir el-Meleq)
Also called archive of Tomos of Asklepiades

Protagonist: Asklepiades is archive holder. His sister Isidora is addressor of the largest part of the letters. (Go to TM People)

Description: Correspondence between members of a single family. All letters are addressed to Asklepiades alias Asklas. The texts were found in mummy cartonnage from Abusir el-Meleq; according to Olsson, they were glued together in a kind of tomos synkollesimos.

Publication: BGU 4 1098, 1203-1209; BGU 16 2665; P. Berlin 13152 b [or c?] ined.; P. Berlin 13153 b & c ined.

Studies: Olsson, Papyrusbriefe aus der frühesten Römerzeit, 1925, no. 1-7; White, Light from ancient letters, 1986, no. 63-65; Bagnall / Cribiore, Women’s letters from ancient Egypt, 2006, p. 114-122

Lists: Montevecchi, La papirologia, 1988, p. 251 no. 19b

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Stable URI (with TM Arch ID): www.trismegistos.org/archive/111
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12 texts (of which 12 certain)

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TM number Publication Status Material Language Date
TM 47186 P. Berl. inv. 13153 c ined. certain papyrus Greek BC 30 - 20? (Yanne Broux: date corrected on the basis of archive)
TM 18653 BGU 4 1203 certain papyrus Greek BC 29 Oct 15 (Augustus, year 02, Phaophi 17)
TM 47185 P. Berl. inv. 13153 b ined. certain papyrus Greek BC 29 - 23?
TM 18654 BGU 4 1204 certain papyrus Greek BC 28 Oct 3 (Augustus, year 03, Phaophi 05)
TM 18655 BGU 4 1205 certain papyrus Greek BC 28 Oct 26 (Augustus, year 03, Phaophi 28)