P. Cairo CG 58061
Other nos.: LRL 41
Description: Papyrus sheet, 13 x 21 cm. Damaged. Palimpsest. Recto V/H, verso H/V. Top recto = bottom verso. In black ink 8 lines of writing on the recto and 1 line on the verso (the address). The beginning of the older letter is at the bottom of the recto with an address at the verso. The papyrus was folded in each case from bottom to top; it shows a vertical break in the middle. Gaps as a result of breaks due to folding have resulted in loss of writing in several places. Address at the bottom of the verso. Correction by the scribe in recto 3.
Classification: letter
Keywords: bread - message
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Černý, Late Ramesside Letters , XIII (description), 62 (transcription); Janssen, Late Ramesside Letters and Communications , pl. 56 (photographs); Wente, Late Ramesside Letters , 75-76 (translation and commentary); Wente, Letters , 202 no. 329 (translation).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Late dyn. 20, early dyn. 21 (Černý); wHm ms.w.t of Ramesses XI or later (Wente)
Contents: A brief letter from the wab -priest of Khonsu and scribe of the King's victuals BAk-n-2nsw to the necropolis scribe anx=f , explaining the matter of some false testimony he had said.
Terminology: nfr snb=k (recto 8); NN n NN m anx wDA snb m Hs.w.t (recto ~1-2#); NN n NN (verso ~1#); hAb (recto ~3#, 5); Hna Dd (recto 3)
Names/Titles: an. (pAy rmT ; recto 4); an. (nTr.w ; deities; recto ~2#); an. (rmT ; recto 2); an. (f.; Sma.y.t ; earlier letter recto 1); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; recto ~2#); anx=f (sS n pA 2r ; recto 1-2; verso ~1#); BAk-n-2nsw (wab n 2nsw sS n pA anx.w nswt ; recto ~1#; verso ~1#; wab n 2nsw sS n pA im.y-r mSa earlier letter recto 1; verso1); 8i-2nsw-ir.y (wab n 2nsw sS ; earlier letter verso 1)
Remarks: -

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