P. Bibliotheque Nationale 197, III
Other nos.: LRL 18
Description: Papyrus sheet, 10.5 x 21 cm. Complete, except for some holes. Palimpsest. Recto V/H, verso H/V. Top recto = bottom verso. In black ink 5 lines of writing on the recto and 4 lines (including address) on the verso. Address at the bottom of the verso.
Classification: letter
Keywords: commissioning - document - message
Provenance: Acquired by the Bibliotheque Nationale from the collection of F. Cailliaud formed in 1817 or 1818 in Thebes.
Publication: Spiegelberg, Correspondances , 17-18 (transcription); Černý, Late Ramesside Letters , X and XV (description), 34 (transcription); Janssen, Late Ramesside Letters and Communications , pl. 76 (photographs); Wente, Late Ramesside Letters , 52 (translation and commentary); Wente, Letters , 184 no. 304 (translation).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Late dyn. 20 (Černý); year 10 of wHm ms.w.t of Ramesses XI (Wente)
Contents: Brief letter from the General of Pharaoh (PAy-anx ) to the necropolis scribe 7ry , in reply to his message confirming he is accomplishing all assignments and commissions of the General and urging him to keep on doing this.
Terminology: ix rx=k (verso 3); NN n NN (recto 1, verso 4); r Dd (recto 3); hAb (recto 2, 3); Hna Dd (recto 2); Sa.t (recto 5)
Names/Titles: an. (pA im.y-r mSa n Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; recto 1; verso 4); an. (pAy=i nb ; recto 4); 7ry (sS ; recto 1 - written 7rry ; sS n pA 2r ; verso 4)
Remarks: -

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