P. Bibliotheque Nationale 199, IV
Other nos.: LRL 49
Description: Papyrus sheet, 6.5 x 12 cm. Recto H/V, verso V/H. Recto palimpsest. Top recto = bottom verso. In black ink 4 lines of writing on the recto and 3 lines on the verso. Damaged at top and right-hand edge, causing loss of an unknown number of lines and the beginnings of all preserved lines.
Classification: letter
Keywords: document - junior - message
Provenance: Acquired by the Bibliotheque Nationale with the collection of F. Cailliaud formed in 1817 or 1818 in Thebes.
Publication: Spiegelberg, Correspondances , 81-82 (transcription); Černý, Late Ramesside Letters , XIV and XV (description), 71 (transcription); Janssen, Late Ramesside Letters and Communications , pl. 87 (photographs); Wente, Late Ramesside Letters , 83 (translation and commentary).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Late dyn. 20 (Černý, Wente); during wHm ms.w.t of Ramesses XI (Wente)
Contents: A fragment of a letter of which too little is left to make much sense, but mentioning a woman and a general.
Terminology: Sa.t (recto [4])
Names/Titles: an. (f.; aDd Sri ; recto 3); an. (im.y-r mSa ; verso 1); an. (f.; tAy Hm.t ; recto 3); Niw.t (geo.; recto 2)
Remarks: -

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