P. DeM 25
Other nos.: Naunakhte Document III
  
Description: Brown papyrus, 23.3 x 9 cm. Recto (H/V) 20 lines, verso (V/H) 17 lines, top recto = bottom verso. Palimpsest. Complete.
Classification: list : division
Keywords: apportioning - basketry(?) - footstool - oipe (utensil) - stone utensils - woodwork - dbw.t
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, spring 1928
Publication: Černý, Papyrus Deir El Medineh II, 3, pls. 10-11a (description, transcription, photographs); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 295-297, no. 270 (translation, commentary); Černý, JEA 31 (1945), 36-39, pls. XI and XIa (description, translation, commentary, photographs, transcription); David, Legal Register , 59-60, 80-83, 90-98 (transliteration, translation, commentary); Grandet, Égypte, Afrique & Orient 25 (2002), 19-30 (photographs, translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 240-242 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses V ( David, Kitchen) ; see Remarks
Contents: List of objects given to the heirs of an unnamed woman ("our/your mother"; recto 2), presumably the lady Niw.t-nxt.ti (see Remarks).
Terminology: wHm ky pS (recto 8, 14, 20; verso 6, 12); pA pS n ix.t NN (recto 1-2); r rdi.t rx=tw pA pS n ix.t tAy=n mw.t (recto 1 -2 ); rdy.t n NN (recto 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18; verso 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17); rdy.t NN (recto 19)
Names/Titles: Imn-nxt (recto 3, 10, 15; verso 2, 8, 13); WAs.t-nxt.ti (f.; recto 4, 13, 19; verso 3, 9, 17 - written Wsr-nxt.ti ; see Remarks); MAA.n=i-nxt=f (recto 7, 12, 18; verso 5, 11, 15); Mna.t-nxt.ti (f.; recto 5, 9, 16; verso 1, 10, 16); On-Hr-xpS=f (recto 6, 11, 17; verso 4, 7, 14)
Remarks: Date attributed: later than P. Ashmolean Museum 1945.95 (Naunakhte Document IV) according to Grandet, Égypte, Afrique & Orient , 24 and 28. Contents : similar to P. DeM 23, but different hand. For the connection between this document and the Chester Beatty, DeM and other Naunakhte papyri, cf. Pestman, in: Gleanings , 155. Wsr-nxt.ti (recto 4, 13, 19; verso 3, 9, 17) = WAs.t-nxt.ti (cf. P. Ashmolean Museum 1945.97 recto III 6, 10; see Černý, JEA 31 (1945), 52 note 2). For verso 11, cf. P. DeM 23 verso 13 (see Remarks P. DeM 23).

Record last updated 2010-10-08


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