P. Turin Cat. 1891 recto
Other nos.: P. Turin Pleyte-Rossi pl. 049
Description: Dark brown papyrus, 23.5 x 26 cm. Recto (H/V), one column with 13 lines (see Remarks) in black and red ink. Verso (V/H), two columns, column I with remains of one line and column II with 9 lines in black and red ink. Damaged: on recto ends of lines 8, 11, 12 and 13 and beginnings of lines 10, 11, 12 and 13 are missing, slight damages in lines 7, 8, 9 and 11; on verso of column I only the end of line 1 is preserved, in column II ends of lines 2, 3, 6, 8 and 9 missing, slight damages in lines 3, 4, 8 and 9. Top recto = top verso.
Classification: list : event - name
Keywords: Necropolis - side (of gang)
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, 76-77 (transcription); Černý, Community of Workmen , 103 (translation and commentary of recto 1-5); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 374 (translation); Pleyte-Rossi, Papyrus de Turin , 66-67, pl. XLIX (commentary, description and facsimile of recto); Chr. Ziegler, The Pharaohs (Exhibition Catalogue), London, 2002, 477 cat. no. 234 (descriptions and photographs); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 2 III Ax.t sw 28 (recto 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 2 Ramesses IV (Černý, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: A dated list of names of workmen drawn up by high officials who mustered the gang and increased the workforce to 120 men, according to an order by Pharaoh. Only the beginning of the list of names of the workmen of the right side under chief workman Nxw-m-Mw.t has remained.
Terminology: ar.t im.y-rn=f n pA 2r aA Sps.y n HH.w n Imn.t.t WAs.t (recto 2); snh nA rmT pA 2r (recto 5); tA ri.t wnmy m Dr.t NN (recto 6)
Names/Titles: an. (Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; king; recto 5); an. (nA rmT pA 2r ; recto 5); Imn-m-Ip.t sA Ra-mry (recto ~10#); Imn-nxt sA Ipwy (sS ; recto ~7#); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; recto 2); Imn-xa sA Nxw-m-Mw.t (idn.w ; recto 8); Itmw-nxt (wbA ; recto 4 - written 6m-nxt ); MnnA (idn.w ; recto 4); MnTw-m-tA.wy (im.y-r pr-HD ; recto 4 - written MnTw-tA.wy ); Nfr-rnp.t (TAty ; recto 3); Nfr-Hr sA Ipy (recto 9); Nxw-m-Mw.t (aA n is.t pA 2r ; recto 6); 1r (wbA ; recto 4); nswt-bity nb-tA.wy 1oA-mAa.t-Ra 4tp.n-Imn sA Ra nb xa.w Ra-ms-sw MAa.t anx wDA snb (king; recto 1-2); 2a-m-Nwn sA Imn-nxt (recto ~12#); 4tX-Hr-wnmy=f (wbA-nswt ; recto 3). Incomplete: [...]- Imn sA 1sy-sw-nb=f (recto 11 - written 1sy-nb=f ); [...]- nfr (recto 13)
Remarks: Description: recto line 13 is not given in the published facsimile, but was transcribed by Gardiner in his Notebook 149.48. Publication: text collated with Černý's transcription in MSS 3.535 by R.J. Demaree, May 9, 1990.

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