P. Turin Cat. 2003
Other nos.: P. Turin Pleyte-Rossi pl. 091
Description: Grey papyrus, 21.5 x 29.5 cm, with small fragment added at bottom right corner of recto, sheet join at 6.5 cm from right edge of recto (see Remarks). Black and red ink, recto (H/V) 2 columns (column I 11 lines, lines 1-3 longer than others and running over I 4 and II 1; column II 7 lines), verso 1 line (presumably a docket; see Remarks) running along fibres at 9 cm from bottom. Top recto = left edge of verso. Palimpsest. Complete, but line on verso almost illegible.
Classification: account : deficit(?) - delivery
Keywords: basketry - copper - document - grain - leather - vegetables - gold - gum
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 VII, 388 (transcription); Eichler, SAK 17 (1990), 158-161 (transcription, transliteration, translation and commentary of recto); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 561 (translation); Helck, Materialien V, (846) and (847) (translation and commentary of recto); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 851 (transcription of rt. I 1-3 and vs.); Pleyte-Rossi, Papyrus de Turin , 127, pl. 91 (facsimile and commentary of recto)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 3 I Ax.t sw 22 (recto I 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 3 Ramesses XI (Eichler, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Account drawn up by the scribe 9Hwty-ms of the amounts paid, or remaining to be paid, to the water-carrier PA-2r . The payments are made by means of various commodities, the value of which is converted into copper dbn .
Terminology: iw (recto II 7); iw m a=f (recto I 3); iny.t=f m tA rnp.t (recto II 1); ir n (recto I 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, recto II 3); aHa (recto I 2); wa nb (recto I 2); mn (recto II 7); mn di.t=w (recto I 3? see Remarks); nty HA.w di.t=w m Dr.t NN (recto II 5); hrw pn (recto I 1 - written hrw n pn ); Hsb.w (recto I 1); dy.t NN (recto II ~4#?); dmD (recto I 3, recto II 4) Incomplete/unclear: nty ... (recto II 6; see Remarks); [...] n nA sS.w n pA [...] (verso/docket)
Names/Titles: PA-an-xa (recto II 5); PA-2r (in-mw ; recto I 1); Pn-ns.t-tA.wy (recto II 4); 9Hwty-ms (sS ; recto I 1)
Remarks: Description: mainly based on Cern MSS 3.572; Cern "of dirty grey colour". Line on verso incorrectly placed after recto I 3 by Eichler, SAK 17 (1990), 160. Terminology: mn di.t=w (recto I 3?); cf. mn r a di.t=w (?) in Giornale yr. 17-B verso VIII 21 (Botti-Peet, Giornale , pl. 41). Cf. Eichler, SAK 17 (1990), 160 with note 141: Da.t (sic!) a.w . Recto II 6: nty followed by a form of xAi 'to measure' or TAi 'to take'?

Record last updated 2003-08-28

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