P. DeM 14
Other nos.: P. DeM 15; see Remarks
Description: Papyrus, 5.5 x 14 cm. Black ink, recto (V/H) 4 lines, verso (H/V) 1 line, top recto = bottom verso. Recto palimpsest, remains of previous text between present lines. Damaged, beginnings of all lines lost, only traces of recto 4 and verso.
Classification: letter
Keywords: -
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, 26, pls. 29 and 29a (description, translation, transcription and photograph of recto); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 264 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses V (Kitchen)
Contents: Beginning of a letter from an unknown sender to the deputy Any-nxt ; only the epistolary formulae are preserved. See Remarks.
Terminology: m anx wDA snb m Hs.w.t (recto 1); NN Hr swDA ib n NN (recto ~1#)
Names/Titles: Any-nxt (idn.w ; it of sender; recto 1); Imn-Ra [...] (deity; recto 1 - Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w ?); nTr.w nb.w (deity; recto 2); 2nsw (deity; recto ~2#)
Remarks: Numbers : this document is referred to as "P. DeM 15" in Černý Notebook 113.27 and in Černý MSS.3.281 (Magee, Malek, Checklist , 17). Contents: for the connection between this document and the Chester Beatty, other DeM and Naunakhte papyri, cf. Pestman, in: Gleanings , 155.

Record last updated 2007-10-02

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