O. Berlin P 10630
Other nos.: -
Description: Pottery sherd, 17 x 15.5 cm. Inscribed in black ink on two sides, obverse 8 lines, reverse 2 lines (numbered 9-10). Top obverse = bottom reverse. Damaged: chipped off causing a small loss at the end of obverse 5 and beginning of obverse 8.
Classification: letter
Keywords: document - nmH
Provenance: Bought on the West Bank of Luxor.
Publication: Deir el Medine online, URL: http://dem-online.gwi.uni-muenchen.de (description, transcription, transliteration, translation, photograph and commentary); Černý, Community of Workmen , 351-352 (translation, commentary); Hieratische Papyrus Berlin III, Leipzig 1911, pls. XXXIX, XXXIXa (description, facsimile, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 565 (transcription); Wente, Letters , 166 no. 274 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 ( Hieratische Papyrus Berlin III); dyn. 20, Ramesses III (Kitchen, Wente).
Contents: A letter to the scribe Nfr-Htp from an anonymous author who asks for a document to be sent (see Remarks), and praises the recipient as one having a role similar to that of the father of the author.
Terminology: n NN m anx wDA snb m Hs.w.t (obv. 1); nfr snb=k m bAH Imn (rev. 10); r-a-sS (obv. 3); r nty (obv. 2); Hna Dd (obv. 2; written: Hna )
Names/Titles: an. (it ; obv. 6); an. (nmH ; obv. 7); Imn (deity; rev. 10); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (nTr=k Sps ; deity; obv. 1-2); PtH (deity; obv. 5); Nfr-Htp (sS ; obv. 1);
Remarks: Content(s): it appears that the same matter is discussed in O. Berlin P 10628. The two texts are written by the same hand. (cf. Deir el Medine online at Deir el Medine online )

Record last updated 2010-10-18

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