P. Turin Cat. 2022
Other nos.: -
Description: Medium brown p apyrus, 14.3 x 15.8 cm . Black ink, recto 7 lines, verso 6 lines; top recto = bottom verso. Damaged; beginnings and ends of al lines lost (perhaps with exception of the beginning of verso 3); recto 7 illegible; only traces of verso 1; unknown number of lines lost at bottom recto and top verso. See Remarks.
Classification: letter
Keywords: commissioning - junior - Necropolis
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Publication: Unpublished; Cern MSS.3.595 (transcription); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: -
Contents: Letter by an unknown writer to the workmen or their superiors, urging them to carry out the orders of the king, so that they will receive food deliveries, and telling them that they should not be afraid of being attacked (thi ).
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: an. ( nA aDd.w ; verso 4); an. ( nA bAk.w n Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; recto 1 - pAy=i nb [...]); an. ( Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; king; recto 2 - pAy=i nb [...], verso 6) ; an. ( nA rmT n pA 2r Sps.y ; verso ~2#)
Remarks: Description, Publication: collated by R.J. Demarée, May 1991.

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