P. DeM 31
Other nos.: -
Description: Papyrus, 15 x 15.5 cm. Inscribed on one side, black ink, 7 lines. Palimpsest. Damaged, beginnings of all lines and end of line 6 lost, unknown number of lines lost at bottom.
Classification: letter
Keywords: document - leather - message - sandals
Provenance: Found together with other documents in 03-1940 (Koenig); see Remarks.
Publication: Černý, Papyrus Deir El Medineh II, 6, pls. 21 and 21a (description, transcription, photograph); Wente, Letters , 163 and 164, no. 262 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 or Dyn. 20 (Koenig); Dyn. 20 (Wente)
Contents: Rather unclear letter about sandals and parts of them, which have been brought and not paid for(?).
Terminology: Sa.t (1)
Names/Titles: an. (wab (?); 2)
Remarks: Line 1: read spr r=k ; Winand, CdE 68 (1993), 87. End of line 3 not transcribed by Koenig. Provenance as described by Koenig is probably area east of Hathor temple precinct; cf. Bruyere, Rapport sur les fouilles de Deir El Medineh 1935-1940 , fasc. I, p. 11; fasc. II, pp. 151 and 152.

Record last updated 2002-01-09

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