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Invitation from Neilos to a Banquet of Lord Sarapis (75-199 CE) Oxyrhynchos - Upper Egypt

Oxyrhynchos (Upper Egypt, Egypt — Pleiades map), 75-199 CE
GRA III 262 = POxy XXXI 2592 = TM 25119 = AGRW ID# 31500


Papyrus (5.6 x 4.2 cm) now in the Papyrology Rooms of the Sackler Library in Oxford (P.Oxy. 2592).

Neilos invites you to feast on the dining couch (klinē) of Lord Sarapis in the Sarapis sanctuary on the 10th of the month from the 9th hour.

Translation by: Mark Mueller (with modifications)

ἐρωτᾷ σε Νεῖλος δειπνῆσαι | εἰς κλείνην (κλίνην) τοῦ κυρίου Σαράπιδος | ἐν τῶι Σαραπείῳ τῇ ι ἀπὸ ὥρ(ας) θ̣.

Item added: July 15, 2020
Item modified: July 17, 2020
ID number: 31500
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