P. DeM 07 recto
Other nos.: -
Description: Papyrus, 18 x 22 cm, complete. Black ink, recto (V/H) 8 lines plus 2 in lower left corner, verso (H/V) 8 lines, top recto = bottom verso, recto and verso different handwriting. Recto palimpsest: see Remarks.
Classification: account : deficit
Keywords: death - donkey - goat - grain - gum - oil - plants - theft - ibw (?)
Provenance: Probably excavations Deir el-Medina 1928; trapezoid space south of P 1165 (Posener, in: Černý, P. DeM I, vii)
Publication: Černý, Papyrus Deir El Medineh I, 19, pls. 23 and 23a (description, transcription, photograph)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: -
Contents: Costs of animals killed (donkey, goat), and items taken away (wheat, plants, oil, gum, barley, ibw ?) by a man. Their value totals 68 dbn ; 10 of which have apparently been compensated. See Remarks.
Terminology: iw n=f (left of recto 7); ir n (recto 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8); wHm (recto 8); wDA.t=f (left of recto 8)
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Description: previous text on recto was probably first half of letter on verso; see traces. Compare, for instance, traces to left of recto 7 with det. of wiAiA in verso 1. Contents: text probably related to P. DeM 13 verso; see there. Group transcribed as Hmt "copper" by Černý in recto 6 is probably ibw (type of fruit?); cf. P. DeM 13 verso 3. For the connection between this document and the Chester Beatty, other DeM and Naunakhte papyri, cf. Pestman, in: Gleanings , 155.

Record last updated 2007-01-23

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