P. DeM 33
Other nos.: -
Description: Papyrus, 15.5 x 20.5 cm. Black ink, recto (V/H) 7 lines, verso (H/V) 1 line at top, top recto = bottom verso. Damaged; ends of recto 1-3 lost; lacunae in recto 3.
Classification: letter
Keywords: agriculture - army - commissioning - junior - message - Valley of Kings (?)
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Černý, Papyrus Deir El Medineh II, 7, pls. 23 and 23a (description, transcription, photographs)
Dates mentioned: IV Smw sw 25 (recto 7)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 or Dyn. 20 (Koenig); see Remarks
Contents: An altar scribe writes to an army official about people "who are in the Field" to be collected, and one agricultural worker (rmT xbA ) who is to be brought as well.
Terminology: m anx wDA snb m Hs.w.t (recto 2); NN Hr swDA ib n NN (recto ~1#); hAb (recto 3); Hna Dd r nty (recto ~3#); smi (verso); sS pn (recto 5)
Names/Titles: an. (Hr.y-... n mSa ; recto 1; Hr.y-tn.t-Htr (?); recto ~1#); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; recto 2); PA-Hr.y-pD.t (sS-wDH.w ; recto 1); 4x.t (geo.; recto 4?)
Remarks: Perhaps sheet join visible at 0.5 cm from top recto? See remarks by Winand, CdE 68 (1993), 87. Date: second half Dyn. 19 (Winand).

Record last updated 2011-07-13

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