P. Ashmolean Museum 1958.111
Other nos.: P. Gardiner 6
  
Description: Papyrus, 19.5 x 19.5 cm (see Remarks). Black(?) ink, recto (V/H) 9 lines, verso (H/V) 19 lines. Text on verso in smaller writing. Damaged; end of verso 1 lost, unknown number of lines lost at bottom of recto, gaps in recto 5 and verso 5-9, only traces of recto 1 and verso 2.
Classification: account - letter : delivery
Keywords: door - grain - honey(?) - house - measuring - offering - oil - silver - stone - stone utensils - textile - vegetables - yarn - dHty
Provenance: Found in the tomb of Amenemhet/Surero (TT 48) by N. de Garis Davies (see Remarks) and given to A.H. Gardiner; presented by the latter to the Ashmolean Museum in 1958.
Publication: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 9 9 and 10 0 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 36 (recto 3)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, year 36 Ramesses II (Kitchen)
Contents: Recto: letter to an agent ( rwD.w , recto 8) by his scribe, on amounts of honey(?) and grain(?) in connection with bee-keepers(see Remarks). Verso: account of various expensive commodities (including objects of wood and stone, textile, oil, and vegetables), buildings and their measures, and value in silver dbn and sni.w . Total in verso 19 associated with the chief policeman Nxt-4bk .
Terminology: iw (verso 1); ir n (verso 4, 10, 10, 12, 13, 16); dmD (verso 19); dmD HD (verso 1, 3, 18)
Names/Titles: an. ( bi.t.y 2; recto 5 - cf. pA wa n bi.t.y recto 6, and pAy ky recto 7-8; see Remarks); an. ( pAy=i nb ; recto 3, 4); an. ( pA rwD.w n pA pr (recto 8); an. ( pAy=k sS ; recto 9); an. ( TAty ; recto 3); Nxt-4bk ( Hr.y-mDAy ; verso 19)
Remarks: Description: dimensions according to Cern Notebook 46.18. Provenance: according to Cern Notebook 46.18. Contents; Names, Titles: read bi.t.y "bee-keeper" in recto 5 and 6; cf. Janssen, Commodity Prices , 94.

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