P. Turin CGT 54101
Other nos.: LRL 38; P. Turin [unnumbered]
Description: Papyrus sheet, in two vertical strips, 17.5 x 20 cm (right) and 20.5 x 9.5 cm (left). Damaged. Recto V/H, verso H/V. Top recto = bottom verso. In black ink 9 lines of writing on the recto and 1 line (the address) on the verso. The two strips are not joining and as a result all lines on the recto are damaged in the middle; probably the end of the recto is also missing.
Classification: letter
Keywords: commissioning - complaint - document - grain - grain rations - message - Necropolis
Provenance: Acquired by the Government of Piedmont for the Turin museum in 1823 with the collection of B. Drovetti formed around 1818 in Thebes.
Publication: Černý, Late Ramesside Letters , XIII and XV (description), 60-61 (transcription); Janssen, Late Ramesside Letters and Communications , pls. 108-109 (photographs); Wente, Late Ramesside Letters , 74-75 (translation and commentary); Wente, Letters , 200-201 no. 324 (translation).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Late dyn. 20 (Černý); year 10 of wHm ms.w.t of Ramesses XI (Wente)
Contents: A brief letter from the principal of the harem of Amon-Re 1rr.t to the troop captain PA-sg , complaining about his not obeying her orders to distribute grain rations to the workmen of the Necropolis. See Remarks.
Terminology: NN n NN (recto ~1-2#; verso 1); r rdi.t am=k (recto ~8-9#); hAb (recto 3, [5](?), 8); Hna Dd (recto ~2#); Sa.t (recto ~4#)
Names/Titles: an. (nA rmT n pA 2r aA Sps.y ; recto ~2-3#); an. (rmT ; recto ~7#); PA-sg (Hr.y-pD.t ; recto ~2#, verso 1); 1rr.t (f.; wr.t xnr.t n Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w ; recto ~1#; verso ~1#)
Remarks: Contents: The grain rations are also the main subject of letter P. Turin Cat. 2069 (LRL 39).

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