P. Turin Cat. 2025
Other nos.: - (see Remarks)
Description: Brown papyrus, 18.5 x 21.5 cm, no sheet joins visible (see Remarks). Black ink, recto 7 lines, verso 7 lines; top recto = bottom verso. Damaged; ends of recto 3-7 and verso 1-5 lost.
Classification: letter
Keywords: agriculture(?) - boat - document - grain - message - seed - village
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Publication: Unpublished; Cern MSS.3.595 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: -
Contents: Letter (sender and addressee unknown) about seed-corn (( pr.t n ) mimi ) that is to be transported by boat and seed that remains on the fields. Verso 6 mentions the high priest of Amun. See Remarks.
Terminology: Sa.t (recto ~1#)
Names/Titles: an. (rwD.w.w ; verso 4); an. (Hwty ; verso 2); an. (pA Hm-nTr tp.y ; verso 6); I.ir-sw (Xrd of; recto 6; cf. Ir-sw ); Wsr-HA.t (verso 3); NSn.y (sn ; recto 2-3 - written 6Sn.y (?); cf. PA-nSn.y ); tA wH.t (geo.; recto 4)
Remarks: Numbers: Cern MSS.3.595 "Cat. No. 2025" corrected into "Cat. No. 2045", and reversed again later. Magee, Malek, Checklist , 15, have "2045". Description: based on notes by R.J. Demarée. Contents: it is uncertain if this text is related to Deir el-Medina.

Record last updated 2007-10-02

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