P. BM EA 10681 verso E and F
Other nos.: P. Chester Beatty I verso E and F
  
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; verso E 3 lines and verso F 4 lines in black 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: note : transfer
Keywords: woodwork
Provenance: Deir el-Medina 1928 (see Remarks)
Publication: Gardiner, The Library of A. Chester Beatty , 1-7, 44-45 (description, translation and commentary), pls. 28-28A (photograph and transcription); U. Verhoeven, in: M. Schade-Busch ed., Wege offnen. Festschrift fur Rolf Gundlach zum 65. Geburtstag (AAT 35), Wiesbaden, 1996, 361 and 362 (translation, commentary)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 2 III Ax.t sw 26 (verso E 1); rnp.t-sp 2 III pr.t sw 26 (verso F 1)
Dates attributed: Mid dyn. 20, year 2 Ramesses V or later (Gardiner)
Contents: Dated notes, respectively in III Ax.t and III pr.t , concerning the handing over of boxes (with documents?) to a scribe PA-TA.w-m-di-Imn and a general Ra-mry . See Remarks.
Terminology: hrw n di.t tA afd.t n NN (verso E 1-3; verso F 2-4)
Names/Titles: PA-an-an (verso E, 3?); PA-TAw-m-di-Imn ( sS n pr Imn ; verso E 1; verso F 3 (name only)); Ra-mry ( im.y-r mSa n tA s.t pA mSa n Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; verso E 2; im.y-r mSa , verso F 4)
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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