P. Turin Cat. 2084 + P. Turin Cat. 2091
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Description: Papyrus, height ca. 24 cm, width ca. 27.5 cm (Cat. 2091) and ca. 8.5 cm + 4 cm (Cat. 2084). Sheet joins visible at ca. 12 cm from right edge (Cat. 2091) and close to left edge (Cat. 2084) of recto. Black ink; recto (H/V) 3 columns: column I 11 lines, column II 13 lines, column III 13 lines; verso (V/H) 6 columns: column I 14 lines, column II 17 lines, column III 16 lines, column IV 15 lines, column V 16 lines, column VI 19 lines. Top recto = bottom verso. Parts of recto II 5, 7, verso IV 13, 14 and 15 in red ink (see Remarks). Damaged (fragmentary); Cat. 2091 = recto I and II, Cat. 2084 = recto III. Beginnings of all lines of recto I and III (as well as ends of most lines of recto II) lost; beginnings of all lines of verso I and VI lost. Nothing left of recto I 1, II 1 and verso III 15.
Classification: account - list - memorandum : deficit - delivery - event - name - payment - portion
Keywords: beer - cattle - commissioning - complaint - copper - document - donkey - fish - goat - gold - grain - grain rations - house - metalwork - Necropolis - papyrus - payment - side (of gang) - silver - theft(?) - tools - vegetables - vessel - wood(?) - work - working - smd.t - dHty
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 VI, 603-608 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 490-493 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 4 rnp.t [...] (recto III 12); rnp.t-sp 8 (verso I 8; see Remarks); I pr.t sw 22 (verso III 9); rnp.t-sp 7 (verso V 4); rnp.t-sp [...] (verso V 10)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 8 Ramesses IX (Helck); year 1 Ramesses IX - year 8 Ramesses IX (Kitchen; see Remarks)
Contents: Recto (fragmentary): deliveries of grain, vegetables; mention of Libyans (MSwS ; I 10); trouble concerning six donkeys belonging to the Necropolis (II 8-11); dealings with the vizier (III 10-12). Verso: account of grain rations distributed among the gang (I 1-9), name lists with portions of grain; col. IV: name list; col. V: deliveries; col. VI: distribution of grain to a number of persons.
Terminology: iw (verso VI 10); iw m a=f (verso V 14, 16); iw n NN (verso V 15); iny.t m di NN (recto II ~6#? 7, verso VI 3); ir n (verso I 2, 3, 4); ir n a Y (verso I 9); ar.t (recto I 8); aHa (verso VI 8); wa nb (verso I 2, 3, 4); wnmy (verso I 7; verso VI 4, 5); wDA.t (verso II 16, 17; IV 13, 14, 15); rdy.t r DbA=f (verso VI 4); hrw pn (verso I ~4#); Hr.y (? verso II 2, 3, 4, 5, 6); sxA.w r pA 6 aA n pA 2r (recto II 8); sS (recto I 8; III 7); Ssp (verso II 7, 8, 10, 11; V 11); tp n di.t=w n=sn (verso VI 5); dy.t r pA 2r in NN (recto I 3); dmD (verso I 5; VI 16) Incomplete: iny [...] (verso V 1); m Dr.t [...] (verso V 13)
Names/Titles: an. (pA idn.w ; verso III 8); an. (Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; king; recto II 9; III ~1#, ~3#, 11); an. (MSwS ; recto I 10); an. (nA rmT pA 2r ; recto I 6, 9); an. (nA rmT Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; recto III 4); an. (nA rmT-smd.t ; recto III 1); an. (Hwty.w 2r xni ; recto I 5); an. (sS ; recto III 6); an. (pA sS-od ; verso IV 2); an. (nA Sms.w.w ; recto III 9); Ii-n-aS-n=f (verso IV 13); Ii-r-niw.t=f sA 2nsw (verso VI 13); Ii-r-niw.t=f (verso III 3); Imn-PA-1apy (verso II ~10#); Imn-nxt sA 1r (verso VI 12); Imn-nxt (verso IV 15); Imn-Hr-xpS=f (verso IV 11); Imn-Htp (iHw.t.y ; recto II 7); In-Hr-xa (verso IV 14); anx=f-n-2nsw (verso VI ~3#); PA-sr (verso III 8); PA-xy (verso II 12; VI 9); PA-sn-nDm (verso III 4); PA-Sd (verso II 11; VI 14); Ms (verso IV 8); Nb-nfr (verso IV 6); Nfr-Htp sA Imn-nxt (verso VI 10); Nfr-Htp (verso II 7; III 6); Nfr-tm (verso VI 11); Nxw-m-Mw.t (verso IV 12); Nxt-Mnw (verso VI 17); Ra-mry sA Nfr-Htp (verso VI 8); Ra-mry (verso II 6); Ra-ms-sw MnTw-r-HA.t=f (TAty ; recto III ~10# - written MnTw-HA.t=f , ~12# - TAty only; see Remarks); 1Ay (verso IV 7); 1apy-aA (in-mw ; II 4; III 6); 1r sA Pn-6A-wr.t (verso II 9); 1r sA 1r-Mnw (verso IV 9); 1r (sS n pA 2r ; verso VI 6); 1r-Sri (sS ; recto I 3); 2nsw sA Ipy (verso III 5); 2nsw (idn.w ; verso VI 7); 3nmw-ms sA 1apy-wr (verso III 7); OnnA (verso IV 1); Od-Hr-ix.t=f (verso IV 5); 6nr-MnTw (IV 10) Incomplete/unclear: PA ... (verso IV 3, 4); Pn-6A-wr.t sA I [...] (kAr.y ; recto III 5); Ra-mry sA ... (verso II 8); [...] (Hmt.y ; verso V 5); [...] (Hr.y-sS-od.w ; verso V 15?); [...] (sDm-aS ; recto III ~6#); [...] sA PtH-ms (recto II 6); ... -nfr (verso II 5)
Remarks: Text collated by R.J. Demarée. Description: bd.t and amounts of grain in recto II 5 and 7 red; wDA.t in verso IV 13, 14 and 15 red. Dates: "Years 1-8" (Kitchen) based on verso I 8? But this says [...] Sbn n rnp.t r rnp.t-sp 8. Verso V 4 and 10 may contain the only regnal years as dates of the text itself. Names, Titles: for the vizier Ra-ms-sw MnTw-r-HA.t=f , see Janssen, JEA 53 (1967), 163 and 164.

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