P. DeM 16
Other nos.: P. DeM 17; see Remarks
Description: Two papyrus fragments, 6.4 x 10.7 cm and 6.3 x 5.8 cm. Black ink, recto (H/V) 4 lines, verso (V/H) 2 lines, top recto = bottom verso. Damaged; ends of all lines lost.
Classification: letter
Keywords: chapel - term - woodwork(?)
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, 27, pls. 30 and 30a (description, transcription, photograph); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 267 and 268 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: II Ax.t [...] (recto 4)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses V (Kitchen)
Contents: Letter from the draughtsman 1r-Mnw to an unknown addressee about, among other things, the xnw of Amenhotep and the making of a mnS (a cartouche-shaped box?). See Remarks.
Terminology: m anx wDA snb m Hs.w.t (recto ~1#); NN Hr nD xr.t n NN (recto ~1#); r nty (recto 2); r SAa Abd Y (recto ~4#); smi (verso 1)
Names/Titles: an. (Hr.y of 1r-Mnw ; recto 2); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; recto ~1#); Imn-Htp anx wDA snb (deity; recto ~3#); 1r-Mnw (sS-od ; recto 1) DAMAGED [...] (rmT [...]; recto ~2#)
Remarks: Numbers : this document is referred to as "P. DeM 17" in Černý Notebook 113.20 and in Černý MSS.3.282 (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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