P. BM EA 10681 verso D
Other nos.: P. Chester Beatty I verso D
Description: Papyrus, 21.5 x 502 cm. 20 sheet joins at intervals of between 21.6 and 25.7 cm. Inscribed on two sides; on the recto 17 columns of 12 to 14 lines: a literary text; on the verso sicx different texts - literary texts and administrative jottings; verso D contains 4 lines in black and red ink. Recto and verso A and B in one hand, other texts in different hands.Top recto = bottom verso. Damaged; beginnings of all lines on recto column I and verso text A missing; several gaps. Erased texts on sheet 6 on the recto and sheets 6, 12, 15, 16 and 17 on the verso.
Classification: account : payment
Keywords: cattle - copper - grain - jewelry - payment - textile
Provenance: Deir el-Medina 1928 (see Remarks)
Publication: Gardiner, The Library of A. Chester Beatty , 1-7, 43-44 (description, translation and commentary), pls. 27-27A (photograph and transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 293-294 no. 269 (translation and commentary)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 4 II Ax.t sw 20 (verso D 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 4 Ramesses V or later (Gardiner, Allam)
Contents: Dated record of the price received by scribe Pn-ano.t for his bull, together with a list of the actual articles handed over in payment, totalling up to 130 copper deben . See Remarks.
Terminology: ir n (verso D 2, 2, 3, 4); rdy.t n=f (verso D 4); hrw n Ssp pA HD in NN r DbA (verso D 1); dmD (verso D 3, 4)
Names/Titles: Pn-ano.t ( sS ; verso D 1)
Remarks: Provenance: see Černý, Papyrus Deir El Medineh I, vii; Koenig, BIFAO 81 (1981), 41-43. Contents: f or the connection between this document and the other Chester Beatty, DeM and Naunakhte papyri, cf. Pestman, in: Gleanings , 155.

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