Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 297

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Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 297 (P. Oxy. 297 or P. Oxy. II 297) is a fragment of a Letter concerning a Property Return, in Greek. It was discovered in Oxyrhynchus. The manuscript was written on papyrus in the form of a sheet. It was written at 23 July 54. Currently it is housed in the library of the Columbia University (Head of Special Collections) in New York.[1]


The measurements of the fragment are 316 by 94 mm.[2]

The document was written by Ammonius and was addressed to his father.[1][2] P. Oxy. 336 is another letter from the same Ammonius to his father.[2]

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  1. ^ a b P. Oxy. 297 at the Oxyrhynchus Online
  2. ^ a b c Grenfell, B. P.; Hunt, A. S. (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri II. London: Egypt Exploration Fund. pp. 297–298. 

 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.