P. Turin [unnumbered 1]
Other nos.: -
  
Description: Papyrus, 9 x 11 cm. Black and red ink, recto (H/V) 5 lines (plus traces of a line above recto 1), verso (V/H) 2 columns: verso I 6 lines, verso II 3 lines; white margins beneath recto 5 and verso I 6. Top recto = top verso. Damaged; beginnings and ends of all lines on recto lost; beginnings of all lines on verso lost; ends of verso I 1, 5 and 6 and of all lines of verso II lost.
Classification: journal : delivery - event - labour
Keywords: copper - funeral - gang - inactivity
Provenance: Presumably acquired by the government of Piedmont for the Turin museum from Bernardino Drovetti in 1823 (see e.g. S. Curto, Storia del Museo Egizio di Torino , 2nd ed., Turin 1976, 45).
Publication: Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 502 and 503 (translation of recto and verso I); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: sw 3 + x (recto 4); sw 10 + x (verso 1, 2); sw 21 (verso 3); sw 23 (verso ~4#?); rnp.t-sp 12 II Ax.t sw 10 + x (verso II 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 10 Ramesses IX (Helck)
Contents: Fragment of a Necropolis journal mentioning inactivity of the gang, the absence of foreigners (xAs.t.y.w ), the burial of 2nsw , the descending of Libyans (hAy n nA MSwS ), the gang being in Thebes, and Cushites (KS ).
Terminology: iw tA is.t m Niw.t (verso ~1#(?), 2); wsf n tA is.t (recto 3, 4); m Niw.t (verso 3, 4) Incomplete: [...] tA is.t Ssp [...] (verso II 2)
Names/Titles: an. (xAs.t.y.w ; recto ~1#, 3, verso 5); an. (nA MSwS ; recto ~4#); an. (nA KS ; verso ~6#); Niw.t (geo.; verso ~1#(?), 2, 3, 4, 6); 2nsw sA Nxw-m-Mw.t (recto ~2#)
Remarks: This fragment is referred to by Gutgesell, Datierung II, 340, as "Pap. Turin o.Nr. (C)". Publication: partial transcription (without beginnings of recto 3-5 and 2nd column on verso) in Cern Notebook 16.68; additional data from notes R.J. Demarée .

Record last updated 2005-06-28


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