O. Berlin P 11247
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Description: Limestone, 7 x 19 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 4 lines, reverse 7 lines, reverse 5-7 writen to the left of reverse 2-4. Top obverse = top reverse. Damaged: ends of obverse 1-3 lost, beginnings of reverse 1, 3-4 chipped off.
Classification: letter
Keywords: brick - galena - honey - illness - medicine - paint
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); O. Goldwasser, Ling ua Aeg yptia 9 (2000), 130-132, 137 (transcription, translation of obverse 2, 3-4, reverse 7, commentary); Grandet, in: Les artistes de Pharaon (2002), 134, no. 76 (photographs, description, translation, commentary); Hieratische Papyrus aus den königlichen Museen zu Berlin herausgegeben von der Generalverwaltung III, Leipzig 1911, pls. XXXV-XXXVa (description, facsimile, transcription); Keller, in: Fragments of a Shattered Visage , 56 (translation of obverse 2-4, reverse 1-7); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 532-533 (transcription); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 55-56 no. 27 (translation, commentary); F. Neveu, La langue des Ramsès Grammaire du néo-égyptien , Paris 1996, 224 (facsimile); Wente, Letters , 142 no. 185 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: End of dyn. 18 ( Hieratische Papyrus aus den koniglichen Museen zu Berlin herausgegeben von der Generalverwaltung ); dyn. 19 ( Deir el Medine online , Goldwasser); Ramesses II (Kitchen, Wente)
Contents: A letter from PAy to his son, the draughtsman PA-Ra-Htp asking for some medicine for his ailing eyes.
Terminology: Dd.t.n NN n NN (obv. ~1#)
Names/Titles: an. (it of PA-Ra-Htp ; rev. 5); Imn (nb=i ; deity; obv. 4); PA-Ra-m-Hb (sS-od ; son of PAy ; obv. ~1#); PAy (sS-od ; obv. 1)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2010-10-18


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