P. DeM 17
Other nos.: P. DeM 23; see Remarks
Description: Papyrus, 11 x 8.5 cm. Black ink, inscribed on one side (V/H), 6 lines. Palimpsest, previous text upside down when present text in upright position, traces of previous text on both sides, notably over present line 1. Damaged, only traces of line 6, unknown number of lines lost at bottom.
Classification: account
Keywords: bronze - metalwork - vessel
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)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: -
Contents: List of bronze vessels, some of them with their value in dbn . See Remarks.
Terminology: ir n (1, 2 and 3)
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Numbers : this document is referred to as "P. DeM 23" by Janssen, Commodity Prices , 95, 408 n. 10, 422 and 424 and in Černý Notebook 113.22; as "P. DeM 18" 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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