P. DeM 07 verso
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: letter
Keywords: complaint - feast - house - slander - village - wood
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); Bontty, Peust, JARCE 33 (1996), 65-69 (transcription, annotated translation, commentary); Wente, Letters , 152 and 153, no. 215
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses IX? (Wente)
Contents: Anonymous sender to an equally anonymous addressee, both men. The sender complains about having been disrespected (? wiAiA ) by the addressee as well as by another person, and the removal of something from the addressee's house. See Remarks.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: pA dmi (geo.; verso 4)
Remarks: See suggestions by Bontty and Peust, JARCE 33 (1996), 65, note 8, for the group transcribed by Černý as i.wn in verso 2. Contents: 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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