Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 299

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Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 299 (P. Oxy. 299 or P. Oxy. II 299) is a fragment of a Letter concerning a Mouse-Catcher, in Greek. It was discovered in Oxyrhynchus. The manuscript was written on papyrus in the form of a sheet. It was written in the late first century. Formerly it was held in the Bradfield College. The actual owner of the codex and place of its housing is unknown.[1]


The measurements of the fragment are 54 by 108 mm.[2]

The document was written by Horus to Appion about the payment of a mouse-catcher.[1][2] It was published by Bernard Pyne Grenfell and Arthur Surridge Hunt in 1899.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b c P. Oxy. 299 at the Oxyrhynchus Online
  2. ^ a b c Grenfell, B. P.; Hunt, A. S. (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri II. London: Egypt Exploration Fund. pp. 300–301. 

 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.