P. DeM 24
Other nos.: -
  
Description: Papyrus, appr. 16 x 38 cm, one sheet join (Eyre). Inscribed on one side (H/V? see Remarks), 10 lines, many lacunae, beginnings of lines 5-7 and ends of lines 6 and 7 lost, only traces of lines 8-10(?), unknown number of lines lost at bottom. Recto and verso palimpsest, present text perpendicular to earlier one. Damaged.
Classification: note : delivery - event
Keywords: complaint - fish - gang - oil - reorganisation - requirement - salt(?) - textile
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Černý, Papyrus Deir El Medineh II, 3, pls. 9 and 9a (description, transcription, photograph); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , pl. 87 (transcription); Eyre, GM 98 (1987), 11-19 (description, transcription, annotated translation, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 387 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 134 and 135 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 3 IV Ax.t sw 10 (1); IV Ax.t sw 13 (5)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 3 Ramesses IV (Eyre, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: The gang receive their rations from, or complain about their rations to the vizier Nfr-rnp.t , the overseer of the treasury MnTw-m-tA.wy , a royal scribe, the high priest of Amun and the mayor of Thebes. See Remarks.
Terminology: m a NN (7); m bAH NN (3); smi ([1?]; see Remarks)
Names/Titles: an. (sr.w ; ~4#); MnTw-m-tA.wy (im.y-r pr-HD ; ~3#); Nfr-rnp.t (TAty ; 3); Ra-ms-sw-nxt (Hm-nTr tp.y ; ~3#) DAMAGED 2a-[...] (sS-nswt ; ~3#) ; [...] (HA.t.y-a n Niw.t ; ~4#)
Remarks: Description: writing crosses sheet join according to Eyre, hence fibres presumably H/V. Content: possibly related to O. Cairo CG 25264, in view of date, and number of people mentioned in lines 4-5. Line 1: iw tA is.t Hr [smi / wxA/Ssp?] ; Eyre, GM 98 (1987), 13 note b.

Record last updated 2010-12-01


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