P. Turin CGT 54021
Other nos.: P. Turin Cat. 1913 + P. Turin Cat. 1917 + P. Turin Cat. 1926 + P. Turin Cat. 1963 + P. Turin Cat. 1973 + P. Turin Cat. 2042 + P. Turin Cat. 2049
  
Description: Fragmentary papyrus, 44 x 60 cm (not including fragments of uncertain position). Black ink, recto 4 columns: recto I 16 lines, recto II 14 lines, recto III 11 lines (and additional line 1a underneath 1 and starting more to the left), recto IV 11 lines. Verso 5 columns: verso I 11 + 5 + x lines, verso II 24 lines, verso III 40 lines, verso IV 36 lines, verso V 36 lines; fragments a-f of uncertain position: verso a 3 lines, verso b 15 lines, verso c I 6 lines, verso c II 22 lines, verso d 9 lines, verso e 6 lines, verso f 5 lines (see Remarks). Top recto = bottom verso. Damaged: beginnings of all lines of recto I, of recto III 1, 5, 10, 11, IV 11, of all lines of verso I, of verso II 1-3, 13-24, III 13-40, IV 12, 16-20, 24-36, V 20-22 lost; ends of recto I 2, 3, 5, II 1-7, 9-14, III 1, 1a, 6, 7, IV 4-10, verso I 6 and 20, II 1, 13-21, III 1-4, 17, 18 and IV 1, 2, 10, 11, 14-19, V 1, 13-21 lost; gaps in recto I 5 and 9, III 1, 1a, 2, 8, 10, 11, IV 3-9, verso II 4-12, III 5-12, IV 2-9, 11-13, 24, 25, 27-32, 34, 35, V 1-8, 11-19, 23-25, 28-32; only traces of recto I 1; verso I 12-15, III 25, 26 and IV 20-23 are lost. Unknown number of lines lost at top of recto I, II, verso I-V and at bottom of recto III, IV(?), verso I-III. Recto palimpsest.
Classification: account - journal - protocol : deficit - delivery - dispute - expense - hire - portion - transfer
Keywords: donkey - grain - hut - Necropolis - oath - seed - temple(?) - textile - theft
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: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 633-636 (transcription of recto and verso II 1-5); Demichelis, Il calendario delle feste di Montu (description, photographs, transcription and translation of verso, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 498, 499 and 501 (translation of recto I-III, IV 1-10, and verso II 1-4) ; Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 59-60 (summary of contents recto col. II-III, commentary)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 10 IV pr.t sw 9 (recto II 1); rnp.t-sp 10 II Smw sw 24 (recto II 5; or sw 27?); II Smw [...] (recto II 6); rnp.t-sp 10 II Smw sw 1 (recto II 9; or sw 4, or sw 7?); IV Smw sw 27 (recto III 1; see Remarks); rnp.t-sp 10 I pr.t sw 16 (recto III 1a); rnp.t-sp 10 III Ax.t sw 12 (recto III 2; or ~ sw 3#?); rnp.t-sp 10 IV Ax.t sw 7 (recto III 7); IV pr.t sw 19 (recto IV 3); rnp.t-sp 10 II Smw sw 26 (recto IV 5); II Smw sw 28 (recto IV 6); I Smw (recto IV 7)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 10 Ramesses IX (Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Recto I: account of emmer wheat allotted to(?) individuals and groups (among which xAs.t.y.w "foreigners"). Recto II: account of donkey hire, with mention of an oath taken by one of the parties involved. Recto III 1-1a: the policeman Ns-Imn takes several donkeys with him. Recto III 2-11: proceedings of a dispute between Ns-Imn and the workman 6A about a theft supposedly committed by the latter. Recto III 7 - recto IV: transfers of amounts of barley and emmer wheat. Verso: ritual text with lists of offerings, and some lines belonging to text on recto (see Remarks).
Terminology: iTA nA aA.w in NN (recto III ~1a#); anx n nb anx wDA snb (recto II ~3#); wHm iTA tA aA.t in NN (recto III ~1#); wHm n=f (recto IV 3, 7); wHm n=f m Dr.t NN (recto IV 1); wHm n=f m Dr.t=f Ha=f (recto IV 8); wDA.t=f (recto II 13?); rdy.t n NN (recto III 7); hrw pn smi in NN NN r Dd (recto III ~2#-3) ; dmD (recto I 10); dmD rdy.t=f (recto IV 2); dmD hAw [...] (recto IV 9); Dr=f (recto IV 9) Incomplete: [...] pA aA m Dr.t NN [...] (recto II 10); [...] r Dr=f (recto IV 4); rdy [...] =f m Dr.t=f Ha=f (recto IV 6); rdy [...] =f n tAy=f Hm.t (recto IV 5?); swD [...] aA n NN in NN (recto II ~1-3#: swD pA aA n NN in NN, or swD tA aA.t n NN in NN?)
Names/Titles: an. (wab ; recto II 6(?); cf. Imn-xa ); an. (tAy=f Hm.t ; f.; recto I ~3#(?), recto IV 4, ~5#); an. (nA xAs.t.y.w ; recto I 12); an. (pA Sms.w ; recto III 9); Imn-xa (wab ; recto II ~7#); Wa-bAk-Imn (f.; recto III ~4#?); PA-wr-aA (recto I 9); Ns-Imn (recto I 2; cf. next); Ns-Imn (mDAy ; recto III 1, ~1#, ~1a#, 2-3 (mDAy n pA 2r ), 7); Rrt (recto IV 1(?); perhaps for Rt (?); see Remarks); 1r sA Imn-wa (rmT-is.t ; recto III 9); 2a-m-HD.t (recto I ~15#(?); see Remarks); On (recto II 2, 8); 6A (rmT-is.t ; recto III 3); 8idi-anx (recto I 13?) Incomplete: A [...] ([...] Hw.t ; recto II 2?); PA- [...] (mDAy ; recto III 10); [...] (sS ; recto II 10)
Remarks: NB. The texts transcribed in Cern MSS.3.553-555 do not belong to this papyrus (cf. Magee, Malek, Checklist , 14), but to P. Turin Cat. 2044. Description: dimensions, and description of verso based on Demichelis, Il calendario delle feste di Montu; description of recto based on Cern Notebook 152.7-11 . Dates mentioned: IV Smw sw 27 rendered as II Smw sw 27 by Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 501. Contents: for dispersed notes on verso that belong to text on recto, see Demichelis, Il calendario delle feste di Montu , 13. Names, Titles: Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 498, reads [ 2a-m- ] HD.t in recto I 15. Rrt (recto IV 1) for Rt ? Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 498: "Rurata".

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