P. DeM 13 recto
Other nos.: P. DeM 14 verso; see Remarks
Description: Papyrus, 7.5 x 11.5 cm. Black ink, recto (V/H) 3 lines, verso (H/V) 4 lines, top recto = bottom verso. Palimpsest (see Remarks)? Damaged, beginnings of lines on both sides lost, recto text only partly preserved since part of sheet has been cut off before verso text was written.
Classification: letter
Keywords: message
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, 25 and 26, pls. 29 and 29a (description, translation, transcription, photographs); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 524 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses IX (Kitchen)
Contents: Beginning of a letter written by MAA.n=i-nxt=f to the vizier Nb-MAa.t-Ra-nxt . See Remarks.
Terminology: NN Hr swDA ib nb=f (recto ~2#); hAb pw r rdi.t rx pAy=i nb (recto ~3#)
Names/Titles: MAA.n=i-nxt=f (recto 2); Nb-mAa.t-Ra-nxt (TAi xwy Hr wnmy-nswt im.y-r Niw.t TAty ; recto ~1#)
Remarks: Numbers : this document is referred to as "Pap. DeM no. 14 verso" by Janssen, Commodity Prices , 94 and 95, and by Černý, BiOr 19 (1962), 143 (P. 464, 42); as "P. DeM 14" in Černý Notebook 113.21 and in Černý MSS.3.281 (Magee, Malek, Checklist , 17). Description: palimpsest, judging from photograph. See traces between recto 1 and 2 (beginning); not mentioned by Černý or Posener. Contents: for the connection between this document and the Chester Beatty, other DeM and Naunakhte papyri, cf. Pestman, in: Gleanings , 155.

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