P. BM EA 10190
Other nos.: P. Salt 1821; 7 A. 72
Description: Papyrus sheet, 21.5 x (max.) 7.5 cm. Damaged. Broken into 11 strips, increasing in height from the bottom recto to the top. A sheet join is visible about 4.5 cm from the bottom recto, just below line 7. Recto V/H, verso H/V. Top recto = bottom verso. In black ink the remains of 9 lines of writing on the recto and 13 lines on the verso. Only the right one-third of the letter has been preserved, causing the ends of all lines to be missing. Probably nothing lost at the top and the bottom.
Classification: letter
Keywords: conflict - donkey (?) - grain - message - vegetables
Provenance: Acquired by the British Museum in 1821 with the collection of H. Salt formed in 1818 or 1819 in Thebes.
Publication: Janssen, Late Ramesside Letters and Communications , 25-27 (description, translation and commentary), pls. 13-14 (transcriptions and photographs).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Late dyn. 20 (Janssen)
Contents: A fragmentary letter from the scribe Ns-Imn-m-Ip.t to a chantress (of Amon), about some agricultural and domestic matters.
Terminology: NN n NN (recto ~1-2#); r Dd (verso 5, 9); hAb (recto 5)
Names/Titles: an. (nAy Hmw.w ; recto ~7#); Imn-Ra-1r-Ax.t.y (deity; recto ~3#); Ns-Imn-m-Ip.t (sS ; recto ~1#). Incomplete: [...] ( f.; Sma.y.t n Imn ; recto 2)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2002-01-17

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