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APIS ID:
430
Holding Institution:
Bancroft Library, Univ. of Calif., Berkeley
Call Number: 
P.Tebt.0901
Location: 
Vault t; 1 frame
Author: 
Euripides
Type of Text/Title: 
Bacchae, line 1
Section/Side: 
On verso, faint traces of writing
Material: 
Pap
Items: 
4
Size: 
Frag. 1: 5 x 7 cm.; Frag. 2: 3.5 x 6 cm.; 2.5 x 6.5 cm.; Frag. 4: 1.1 x 4 cm.
Lines: 
4+ lines, on recto along the fibers.
Physical Properties: 
Left margin (Fr. 3): 1.7 cm.
Paleographic Description: 
Large schoolboy hand
Publication Status: 
described
Modern Date: 
2nd century B.C.?
UC Inventory Number: 
2078
Provenance: 
Mummy cartonnage at Tebtunis 67
Language: 
Greek
Genre: 
Literary papyri, Identified authors; Plays; Tragedies; Writing exercises
Content: 
Fragments on which the beginning of the 1st line of Euripides' Bacchae has been written 3 or 4 times, probably as a writing exercise.
Subject: 
Penmanship problems, exercises, etc.; Mythology, Greek
Publications: 
P.Tebt., III.901
Bibliography Corrections: 
Pack, R.A. Greek and Latin literary texts from Greco-Roman Egypt (2nd ed.), no. 384; Cribiore, R. Writing, Teachers, and Students in Graeco-Roman Egypt, no. 129 with plate (Pl. XIV).
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