Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 60

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Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 60 (P. Oxy. 60) is a letter addressed to the council of Oxyrhynchus, written by the strategus Hermias, in Greek. The manuscript was written on papyrus in the form of a sheet. It was discovered by Grenfell and Hunt in 1897 in Oxyrhynchus. The document was written on 17 August 323. Currently it is housed in the Library of the Trinity College (Pap. D 1) in Dublin. The text was published by Grenfell and Hunt in 1898.[1]

In the letter, Hermias notifies the council that a supply of meat has been sent to Nicopolis to feed troops stationed there. The measurements of the fragment are 248 by 123 mm.[2]

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  1. ^ P. Oxy. 60 at the Oxyrhynchus Online
  2. ^ Grenfell, B. P.; Hunt, A. S. (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri I. London: Egypt Exploration Fund. p. 119. 

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainB. P. Grenfell; A. S. Hunt (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri I. London: Egypt Exploration Fund.