P. DeM 29
Other nos.: -
  
Description: Partly blackened papyrus, 21 x 17 cm. Black ink, recto (V/H) 7 lines, verso (H/V) 7 lines, top recto = bottom verso. Damaged, beginnings of recto 1, 4-7 and verso 1-4, 7 lost, ends of recto 2-4 and verso 4-6 lost.
Classification: letter
Keywords: copper(?) - document - message
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Černý, Papyrus Deir El Medineh II, 5, pls. 20 and 20a (description, transcription, photographs); Eyre, GM 98 (1987), 19-21 (translation, commentary)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 or Dyn. 20 (Koenig); Dyn. 20, post Ramesses IV (Eyre)
Contents: Letter to the three captains of the Necropolis about the delivery of a message from them to the vizier. Separate message for the chief workman Nxw-m-Mw.t about something the vizier had to be told, and about some copper(?).
Terminology: wxA (recto 5); m anx wDA snb m Hs.w.t (recto 2); m anx wDA snb xr=k ra nb (verso 3); m Hs.w.t (verso 3); r nty (recto 2, 5); hAb (verso 6); Hna Dd r nty (verso 4); ky Dd n NN (verso ~3#)
Names/Titles: an. (Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; king; recto 4); an. (Hwty.w n pA 2r xni Hr Imn.t.t WAs.t ; recto 1); an. (TAty ; recto 5; verso ~5#); Imn (deity; recto 7); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; recto 2); Imn-Htp anx wDA snb (deity; recto ~2#); Nfr.t-ir.y anx wDA snb n Mn-s.t (deity; f.; recto 3); Nxw-m-Mw.t (aA n is.t ; verso 3); nTr (deity; verso 3)
Remarks: Corrections: Eyre, GM 98 (1987), 20; Koenig, CRIPEL 9 (1987), 32; Winand, CdE 68 (1993), 86 and 87.

Record last updated 2004-05-26


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