Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 300

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 300 (P. Oxy. 300 or P. Oxy. II 300) is a fragment of a Letter to a Relative, 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. It is not known where the document was distributed. The actual owner of the codex and place of its housing is unknown.[1]


The measurements of the fragment are 116 by 108 mm.[2]

The document was written by Indike to Thaisous about the dispatch of a bread-basket.[1][2] It was published by Bernard Pyne Grenfell and Arthur Surridge Hunt in 1899.[1][2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c P. Oxy. 300 at the Oxyrhynchus Online
  2. ^ a b c Grenfell, B. P.; Hunt, A. S. (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri II. London: Egypt Exploration Fund. pp. 301–302. 

 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.