Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 283

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Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 283 (P. Oxy. 283 or P. Oxy. II 283) is a fragment of a Petition to a Strategus, in Greek. It was discovered in Oxyrhynchus. The manuscript was written on papyrus in the form of a sheet. It is dated to 8 August 45. Currently it is housed in the City Museum (H 3685) in Bristol.[1]

Description[edit]

The measurements of the fragment are 120 by 161 mm. The document is mutilated.[2]

The document was written by Sarapion and was addressed to the strategus Tiberius Claudius Pasion.[1][2]

This papyrus was discovered by Grenfell and Hunt in 1897 in Oxyrhynchus. The text was published by Grenfell and Hunt in 1899.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b P. Oxy. 283 at the Oxyrhynchus Online
  2. ^ a b c Grenfell, B. P.; Hunt, A. S. (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri II. London: Egypt Exploration Fund. pp. 273–275. 

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainB. P. Grenfell; A. S. Hunt (1899). Oxyrhynchus Papyri II. London: Egypt Exploration Fund.