P. Turin Cat. 1905
Other nos.: P. Turin PN 125
  
Description: Papyrus, 13 x 11 cm . Black and red ink, recto 8 lines, verso 12 lines (numbered 0-11). Top recto = top verso. Damaged; beginnings of all lines on recto and verso 1 lost; ends of all lines on recto and verso lost; only traces of verso 0. Parts of verso 5 and 7 illegible. No lines lost at bottom of recto and verso. See Remarks.
Classification: report : event(?) (see Remarks)
Keywords: copper - junior - metalwork - place - textile - tools - weaving
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, 638 and 639 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 475 and 504 (translation of recto and verso 8-10)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 4 III pr.t [...] (recto 3); rnp.t-sp 12 IV Smw sw 19 (verso 8)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 4 Ramesses IX and year 12 Ramesses IX (Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Recto: fragmentary text about events in regnal year 4 brought to the attention of the mayor of Western Thebes, and connected with i.a. copper tools. Verso: mention of various activities, i.a. weaving garments, regnal year 12.
Terminology: [...] m bAH=f (recto 5?)
Names/Titles: an. ( aDd ; verso ~4#?); an. ( Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; king; recto 7); an. ( nAy=w nb.w ; recto ~3#?); aHAw.t.y-nfr sA Ipwy (recto 4 - or aHA-nfr sA Ipwy ?); Ms ( od ; verso 11?); nswt-bity Wsr-mAa.t-Ra Mry-Imn [...] (king; verso 9); 1r-Mnw sA 1r ( sS-od n pA 2r ; recto ~6#); 2r.y ( HA.t.y-a n Imn.t.t ; recto 5) Incomplete/uncertain: PA-1apy [...] (recto 2(?); see Remarks)
Remarks: Description: based on Cern Notebook 152.21; red ink is used for the dates in recto 3 (III pr.t [...]) and verso 8 (IV Smw sw 19); this is not indicated by Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 638 and 639 . Classification: probably not a journal; cf. Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 638. Names, Titles: Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 475, reads PA-1apy [ -aA ...] in recto 2.

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