P. Turin Cat. 2072
Other nos.: P. Turin Cat. 2072/142
  
Description: Papyrus, 17.5 x 31 cm . Black and red ink, recto (H/V) 2 columns: recto I 9 lines, recto II 9 lines; verso (V/H) 2 colmns: verso I 12 lines, verso II 14 lines. Top recto = top verso. Damaged; beginnings of all lines of recto I, of recto II 1, 4-6, of all lines of verso I and of verso II 5 lost; ends of recto I 3 and of all lines of recto II and verso II lost; gaps in recto I 1-5, 9, verso I 1, 4-7, verso II 1-4, 6, 7, 10 and 11.
Classification: journal : absence - delivery - duty - event - labour - name
Keywords: boat - carpentry - document - firewood - fish(?) - gang - grain rations(?) - hut - illness - inactivity - lamp - message - oil - oracle (?) - plaster - side (of gang) - textile - woodwork - working
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: Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 330, no. 283, pls. 128-130 (transcription; translation of recto I, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 497, 499-501 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 630-633 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: [...] sw 2 + x (recto I 5 - or sw 3 + x?); rnp.t-sp 9 I Ax.t sw 6-11 (recto II 2, 3, ~4#, ~5#, 8, ~9#?); [...] sw 3 + x (verso I 7); rnp.t-sp 10 II Smw sw 10 + x (verso II 10); rnp.t-sp 10 II Smw sw 14 + x (verso II 11); see Remarks
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 9 Ramesses IX and year 10 Ramesses IX (Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Necropolis journal recording work and inactivity of the gang, workmen present and absent, and deliveries of grain rations(?), fish(?) and lamps, oil and textile, and firewood (recto I 3, II 6, verso I 6, 7, 9). Mention is also made of a wooden object ( orf ; see Remarks) for the vizier (recto I 4), plaster for the "hut" ( a.t ) of the vizier (recto I 7-9), "reaching" the god (verso I 6 : oracle(? ) ; see Remarks) , and an account of carpenter's work (verso I 9).
Terminology: ii in NN (recto I 5); iw r bAk (verso II 1?); iw=w n wnmy (recto I 8); iw=w smHy (recto I 8); wnmy (verso I 9, 10); wsf n tA is.t (recto II 2, 3, 4, 5, ~8#, verso I 7); wsf n tA is.t pA 2r (recto I ~5#(?), verso II ~10#); bAk iw wnmy (verso II 11); mr (verso I 12); NN wrS (verso I 2); nty wsf wnmy (verso I 10); nty bAk smHy (verso I 3); nty m wsf NN wrS (verso I 2); nty m wsf (verso II 3); nty m bAk smHy (verso II ~4#?); nty m Niw.t (verso I 3); nty mr (verso II 12); hAb (verso I 7); smHy (verso I 6, 9 - abbr., 10 - abbr., verso II 1 - abbr.); snn wp.w.t Hmw.w (verso I 9); Sa.t (recto I 1?); Ssp m Dr.t NN (recto II ~6#); dmD (verso I 10) Incomplete: [...] wsf (verso I 11?); [...] pA smHy m mi.t.t (recto I 9); [...] m Dr.t NN (verso II 9); nty m bAk [...] (verso II ~5#)
Names/Titles: an. (pA aA ; verso I 7); an. (pA aA-pr ; verso II 7); an. (wHa.w ; recto I 2); an. (pA nTr ; deity; verso I 6); an. (nA Hwty.w ; recto I ~5# - written Hnty.w ); an. (pA Xr.t.y 2; recto I 6); an. (sAw ; verso I 8); an. (pA sS n tmA ; recto I 6); an. (pA TAy-mDA.t 2; recto I 6); an. (TAty ; recto I 1(?), [3] - pAy=i Hr.y (?), 4, 9); Ii-r-niw.t=f (verso II ~2#(?), 8); Ii-r-niw.t=f sA OH (recto I 7); Imn-nxt sA RSw-ptr=f (verso I 1, 10); Imn-nxt sA Ks (recto I 7); Imn-Htp sA Pn-6A-wr.t (verso I 4, verso II ~14#); In-Hr-xa (verso II 6); Wsr-HA.t-mr (verso I 11; written Wsr-mr ); PA-wr-ix.t=f (verso I 11); PAy=f-ir.y (wab n MAa.t ; verso I ~8#); Pn-Imn (Sms.w n tA onb.t aA.t ; recto I 5); Pn-6A-wr.t (verso II 2, ~3#, 12); Mry-4xm.t (sS n TAty ; verso I ~8#; see Remarks); Niw.t (geo.; verso I 3); Nb-nfr sA BAk-n-wrnr (verso I ~5#); Nfr-Hr sA Imn-Htp (recto I 8, verso I 4); Nfr-Hr sA Od-Hr-ix.t=f (recto I 7 - written Od-Ax.t=f ); Nfr-Htp sA Pn-6A-wr.t (verso I 10, verso II ~2#); Nfr-Htp sA Nfr-Htp (verso II ~9#); 1apy-aA (recto II 7); 1apy-wr (verso I ~3#, 11); 1r (verso I 1); 1r sA Imn-wa (verso I 12); 1r sA Pn-6A-wr.t (verso I 11, verso II 13); 1r sA 1r-Mnw (recto I ~8#, verso I 4); 1r-ms (aA n is.t ; recto I 8); 1r-Sri (sS n pA 2r ; recto I ~2#?); 2nsw sA Ipwy (verso I 2); OnnA (verso I 6) Incomplete: Imn-nxt [...] Tr (verso I 4); [...] -wa (verso I 6); [...] (wHa ; recto II 6); Wsr- [...] (verso II 4, 12); [...] -ms (verso I 5; or Ms ?); 1apy- [...] (verso II 3); 1r [...] (sS [...]; recto I 4); [...] -Htp sA Pn-6A-wr.t (verso I 2; cf. Imn-Htp sA Pn-6A-wr.t and Nfr-Htp sA Pn-6A-wr.t ); [...] sA aA-pA-TAw (verso I 5)
Remarks: Dates mentioned: for a reconstruction of the dates see Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 497, 499-501. Content: on pH-nTr as oracle terminology, see J. Kruchten, Le grand texte oraculaire de Djéhoutymose, intendant du Domaine d'Amon sous le pontificat de Pinedjem II (Monographies Reine Élisabeth 5), Brussels 1986, 329-332; R.K. Ritner, The Mechanics of Ancient Egyptian Magical Practice (Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization 54), Chicago 1993, 214-220 . Names, Titles: for sS Mry [ -4xm.t ] n TAty in verso I 8, cf. P. Turin Cat. 1999 + P. Turin Cat. 2009 verso I 18. Contents: for orf (recto I 4), see Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 330, note 2.

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