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MS. Gr. class. c. 72 (P)/1-7

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Papyrological Reference: P. Oxy. VII 1011

Trismegistos no.: 59415


Language(s): Greek

Callimachus, Aitia (fragments)
Callimachus, Iambi (fragments)

Fragments of at least seven leaves, from a codex with pagination, arranged as follows (references are to Pfeiffer's Oxford Classical Texts edition):

  • Fol. 1 verso and recto (pp. 151-2): Aet. III, story of Cydippe [Pfeiffer fr. 75-6]
  • Fol. 2 verso (p. 185 ?): Aet. IV, conclusion [Pfeiffer fr. 112]; and Iamb. I prologue [Pfeiffer fr. 191, lines 1-5, 6-10]. recto (p. 186?): conclusion of prologue, and story of Bathycles [Iamb. I; Pfeiffer fr. 191, lines 26-46, 47-51].
  • Fol. 3 verso (p. 187): story of Bathycles continued [Iamb. I, Pfeiffer fr. 191, lines 54-73]. recto (p. 188): [Iamb. I, Pfeiffer fr. 191, lines 78-98]
  • Fol. 4 verso [p. 189]: [Iamb. II, Pfeiffer fr. 192 lines 4-17, and Iamb. III, Pfeiffer fr. 193 lines 1-13]. recto [p. 190]: [Iamb. III, Pfeiffer fr. 193 lines 24-39, and Iamb. IV, Pfeiffer fr. 194 lines 1-21].
  • Fol. 5 verso and recto (pp. 191-2): [Iamb. IV, Pfeiffer fr. 194 lines 22-64, 65-106].
  • Fol. 6 verso and recto: [Iamb. XIII: recto, Pfeiffer fr. 203, lines 2-33, verso, fr. 203, lines 34-66].
  • Fol. 7 recto and verso: [Iamb. XII, Pfeiffer fr. 202 lines 7-86].

Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: papyrus


Origin: 4th century ; Egyptian, Oxyrhynchus (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Excavated at Oxyrhynchus in the winter of 1905-6.

Given by the Egypt Exploration Society, 1921 (Papyri Bodleianae, p. 327)

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2022) from B. P. Grenfell and A. S. Hunt, The Oxyrhynchus papyri XI (1910), no. 1011, with reference to additional published literature as cited.


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Last Substantive Revision

2022-03-22: Description revised with reference to P. Oxy. XI and Pfeiffer's OCT edition.