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Volume / Number: 11 / 1666

CLA 1666
  • Princeton, N. J. USA Princeton University AM 4095
Script Rustic Capital
Date II²–III (151 - 220)
Origin and Provenance

Origin uncertain. Found at Oxyrhynchus and now numbered P. Oxy. 871. A terminus ante quem for the Latin script is provided by part of a document on the verso in Greek cursive, probably of the fifth century.

CLA Vol. 11
TM Number TM 64604
Support Papyrus
Contents Fragmentum Operis Philosophici.
Script Commentary

Script is sloping expert Rustic capital: F narrow, the hasta high; G has a small tail; i-longa occurs with no special reason (quI, l.5); M and N are broad; striking is Q with a longish tail sweeping beneath the two following letters.


☛CLA date changed from saec. III, to follow P. Radiciotti, Scrittura e Civiltà 24 (2000), p. 365 n. 17. ☛Formerly Princeton, University Library CC 0174.6.871.

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