Part of papyrus sheet bearing greek script.
Ptolemaic Period, 252 B.C.
Dimensions: 0.317 x 0.135 m
Part of a papyrus sheet with Greek script, written in black ink. It was discovered in 1915 in the Fayum region of Egypt and comes from the famous archives of Zenon. Zenon, an official and administrator of the royal estate, was the assistant to the governor Apollonius, who was the head of the Ptolemaic public administration.
The preserved portion is part of a letter referring to the settlement of unpaid taxes.