P. Ashmolean Museum 1960.1271
Other nos.: P. Gardiner 7
Description: Papyrus, measurements presently unknown. Black ink, recto 12 lines, verso 5 lines. Top recto = bottom verso. Damaged; broken off at right edge of recto, beginnings of all lines on recto and verso, and ends of lines 9-12 on recto and line 5 on verso lost, gaps in recto 8-12. Palimpsest.
Classification: letter
Keywords: document - message - woodwork
Provenance: Probably bought for A.H. Gardiner by N. de Garis Davies at Thebes, and presented to the Ashmolean Museum in 1958 or 1960.
Publication: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 340 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: mid-Dyn. 20, reign Ramesses IV (Kitchen)
Contents: On both sides a letter to or by the draughtsman 1r-Mnw to an unknown sender or addressee. On the recto mention is made of sending a pole(?) ( a ; see Remarks).
Terminology: [...] NN m anx wDA snb [...] (recto 1); [...] nn m anx wDA snb m Hs.w.t [...] (verso 1) ; r nty (verso ~2#); hAb (recto 3); Hna Dd (recto 3; written Hna Dd n ); Sa.t (verso 4)
Names/Titles: an. ( Pr-aA anx wDA snb pAy=k nb nfr ; verso 3); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; recto ~1#; verso ~1#); PA-mhrn (recto 4; see Remarks); Mw.t (deity; f.; verso 2); nTr.w nTr.w.t nb.w WAs.t (deity; recto 2; verso 2); 1r-Mnw ( sS-od ; recto ~1# (title lost); verso ~1#); 2nsw (deity; recto ~2#; verso 2)
Remarks: Contents: for a pole ( a ), see also P. BM EA 10326, verso 12, and P. BM EA 10100, recto 7 ('poles of a chariot'). Names, Titles: for the name PA-mhrn , see W. Ward, Pharaoh's Workers , 72 and 73, no. 26.

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