P. BM EA 10681 verso H
Other nos.: P. Chester Beatty I verso H
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; verso H s lines in black ink. Clear traces of palimpsest. 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
Keywords: cattle(?)
Provenance: Deir el-Medina 1928 (see Remarks)
Publication: Gardiner, The Library of A. Chester Beatty , 1-7, 45 (description, translation and commentary), pls. 30-30A (photograph and transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 3 I pr.t sw 18 (verso H 1)
Dates attributed: Mid dyn. 20 (Gardiner)
Contents: Dated account of cattle(?) entrusted to three herdsmen. See Remarks.
Terminology: hrw n di.t pr (verso H 1)
Names/Titles: an. ( nA aDd.wn mni.w PA-w ; verso H 1-2); Imn-Htp ( mni.w ; verso H, 2); Wsr-mAa.t-Ra Mry-Imn (king; house? of; verso H 1); PA-iw ( mni.w ; verso H 2); 7Aw.y ( mni.w ; verso H 3)
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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