[Letter. Official]

Manuscript, Book
10 lines + 1 line upside down paper 14.8 x 13.5 cm


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Summary note
Mawlani (Abu?) Muhammad Abd Allah ibn 'Askan. The letter concerns arrears of the agricultural tax (kharaj). The title used for the person indicates that he is the "client" of someone important. The name itself is not distinctive except for the patronymic "Son of Soldier"
  • 1 line upside down, written above the bismillahi + some writing in the right margin.
  • Provenance unknown, VI-VII A.H./XII-XIII A.D
  • Arabic.
Source acquisition
Gift of Robert Garrett, Class of 1897.
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Other title(s)
Princeton Papyri Collections (C0401): GD 7970 A verso
Other standard number
  • GD 7970 A verso
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