P. Turin Cat. 2014
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Description: Papyrus, 30 x 8.8 cm. Black and red ink; recto 21 lines, verso 29 lines. Top recto = bottom verso(?). Damaged; gap in verso 29; unknown number of lines lost at top recto and bottom verso.
Classification: letter - list : name
Keywords: firewood - fish - grain(?) (see Remarks) - side (of gang) - vegetables - woodwork - Xms (?) - DA (?)
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Publication: unpublished; Cern Notebook 15.41-46; 17.25-29; MSS.3.577-8
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 (see Remarks)
Contents: Recto 1 - verso 3: letter (names of sender and addressee lost) about some people the sender is accused of hiding, and the delivery of fish, firewood and vegetables. Verso 3-29: list (end lost) of names of gardeners, washermen, water-carriers, fishermen, woodcutters, one carpenter and a potter belonging to the left side of the gang.
Terminology: tA ri.t smHy (verso 4)
Names/Titles: an. (nA in-mw.w ; verso 14 - names in verso 15-17); an. (nA wHa.w ; verso 18 - names i verso 19-21); an. (nA rxt.y.w ; verso 11 - names in verso 12-13); an. (nA Hmw.w-DA ; verso 25(?) - name in verso 26); an. (nA Sad-xt.w ; verso 22 - names in verso 23-24); an. (nA od.w ; verso 27 - name in verso 28); an. (nA kAr.y.w ; verso 5 - names in verso 6-10); Inpw-nxt (verso 16 - cf. verso 14); aHAw.t.y-nfr (verso 9, 10 - or aHA-nfr (?); cf. verso 5); aHA-nxt (verso 28 - cf. verso 27); Wsr-HA.t (verso 10 - cf. verso 5); PA-wxd (verso 20 - cf. verso 18); PA-2r (verso 8, 17 - written PAy-2r ; cf. verso 5, 14); PA-5w-m-Ip.t (verso 21 - cf. verso 18); PA-orr (verso 7 - cf. verso 5); Pn-6A-wr.t (verso 19 - cf. verso 18); Pry-pA-TAw (verso 12 - cf. verso 11); Ra-ms (verso 13 - cf. verso 11); Rm (verso 6 - cf. verso 5); 4tX-ms (verso 26 - cf. verso 25); On-Hr-xpS=f sA Pn-6A-wr.t (verso 24 - written On-xpS=f ; cf. verso 22) Unclear: PA-Ab.w ...(?) (verso 15 - cf. verso 14) PA-Ab.w ... (?) sA Wsr-HA.t-nxt (verso 23 - cf. verso 22)
Remarks: Keywords: recto 2 Xms "ears of grain"? Date attributed: probably Dyn. 20, in view of proper names (B. Haring).

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