Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 61

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Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 61 (P. Oxy. 61) is a notice of the payment of a fine, written 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 18 November 221. Currently it is housed in the Cambridge University Library (Add. Ms. 4037) in Cambridge. The text was published by Grenfell and Hunt in 1898.[1]

The letter was written by strategus Aurelius Sarapion to the government bank at Oxyrhynchus. The measurements of the fragment are 221 by 84 mm.[2]

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  1. ^ P. Oxy. 61 at the Oxyrhynchus Online
  2. ^ Grenfell, B. P.; Hunt, A. S. (1898). Oxyrhynchus Papyri I. London: Egypt Exploration Fund. p. 120. 

 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.