|Script||Mixed Rustic Capital and Uncial|
|Date||I med–II med (ca. 100) (51 - 150)|
|Origin and Provenance||
Origin uncertain. Found at Oxyrhynchus, Egypt. Acquired by the British Museum in 1900.
|TM Number||TM 63267|
|Contents||Fragmentum de Bellis Macedonicis.|
|Name||De Bellis Macedonicis fragment.|
The script is expert and very ancient and the only extant specimen of its kind, combining elements from Rustic capital, uncial, and cursive: A, M, U are Rustic, Ꝺ, F, R are uncial; H has an angular bow; N is broad; q has the oblique descender of ancient cursive.
☛CLA first-edition date (III) and second-edition date (II) changed to follow J. Mallon, Emerita 16 (1949) 1–8 and S. Ammirati, Scripta 3 (2010) 43–4; added date of acquisition from second edition; added 'only extant specimen of its kind' from second edition; list of uncial letterforms corrected (B does not appear in the text). ☛R. Funari, Corpus dei papiri storici greci e latini, parte B. Storici latini, 2 Adespota 3 (p. 45–78). ☛P. Oxy. 1 30. ☛Cavenaile, CPL 43. ☛Seider, Paläographie II.1, no. 14 pl. X.
|Last modified||29 November 2017|