P. BM EA 10430
Other nos.: LRL 42; P. Salt 1821/248; 9A.93
Description: Papyrus sheet, 20.5 x 10 cm. Recto H/V, verso V/H. Top recto = bottom verso. In black ink 10 lines of writing on the recto and 7 lines on the verso. The papyrus is damaged at right and left, causing the beginnings and the ends of all lines on recto and verso to be missing. Possibly also damaged at the bottom of the recto.
Classification: letter
Keywords: agriculture - cattle - copper - feast - junior - message
Provenance: Acquired by the British Museum in 1821 with the collection of H. Salt formed in 1818 in Thebes.
Publication: Černý, Late Ramesside Letters , XIII and XVI (description), 62-63 (transcription); Janssen, Late Ramesside Letters and Communications , pl. 45 (photographs); Wente, Late Ramesside Letters , 76 (translation and commentary).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Late dyn. 20 (Černý); early wHm ms.w.t of Ramesses XI (Wente)
Contents: A fragment of a letter to the chantress of Amon-Re 1nw.t-tA.wy from an unknown man, who was summoned before Pharaoh, talks about contacts with scribe Ns-Imn-m-Ip.t and agricultural matters and slaughtering on a feast.
Terminology: hAb (recto ~10#); Hna Dd (recto 3)
Names/Titles: an. (pAy aDd ; verso 5); an. (Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; king; recto 5); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; recto ~4#); Ns-Imn-m-Ip.t (sS ; recto ~9#); 1nw.t-tA.wy (f.; Sma.y.t n Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w Sps.t ; recto ~1#)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2007-10-15

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