P. Turin Cat. 2104 verso
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Description: Papyrus, 17.5 x 64.5 cm (width of main fragment 56.5 cm, fragment to the right of recto 8 cm wide and separated from main fragment by a small gap). Black and red ink, recto three columns: recto I 10 lines, recto II 10 lines, recto III 9 lines; verso three columns: verso I (at right angles with verso II-III and recto) 26 lines(?), verso II 13 lines, Verso III 11 lines. Damaged; beginnings of recto II 1, verso I 2-4, 12-14, 19-22, verso II 13, verso III 1 and 5-10 lost; ends of recto II 1-4, of all lines of recto III, of verso I 1-4, 8-14, 18, 19, 23-25 and verso III 2-10 lost; gaps in all lines of recto I and in recto II 1-5, recto III 1 and 2; only traces of verso I 26(?) and verso III 11.
Classification: account - letter : payment
Keywords: agriculture - boat - curd - feast - gang - grain - grain rations - granary - house - leather - message - metalwork - payment - sandals - storehouse - temple - textile - tomb (royal) - treasury - wages - 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Publication: Unpublished; Cern Notebook 23.20-3
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 1 n Pr-aA anx wDA snb (verso I 7, 9); rnp.t-sp 5 (over verso I 25); rnp.t-sp 1 IV [...] sw 9 (verso II 1)
Dates attributed: -
Contents: Column I: letter from the gang or its administrators, asking for the delivery of grain rations, garments and "wages" ( Htri ) from the treasury. Reference is made to "year 1 of Pharaoh" and to the time of King Ramesses II. Columns II and III: account of a payment made by the scribe Imn-nxt to an anonymous stable overseer. The items given include garments, woodwork, curd, sandals, leather, metalwork and grain. Recto: calendar of lucky and unlucky days.
Terminology: ir n (verso II 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, verso III 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10); r nty (verso I 1, 4, 14, 15); r rdit. rx=tw HD nb rdy NN n NN (verso II 2-3); hAb (verso I 4); ky swDA ib [...] (verso I ~3#?); dmD (verso III 9, 10?)
Names/Titles: an. ( pA im.y-r pr-HD n Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; verso I 8); an. ([...] 3 wab ; verso I 16?); an. ( Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; king; verso I 1 - tomb of, 4, 7, 9, 10); an. ( nAy pA 2r ; verso I 18); an. ( nswt anx wDA snb ; king; verso I 20?); an. ( Hr.y-iH.w ; verso II 3); an. ( TAty ; verso I 10, 13); Imn-nxt ( sS ; verso II 2); Imn-Ra (deity; verso I 3); Imn-Ra-1r-Ax.t.y (deity; verso I ~15#?); Wsir nswt Wsr-mAa.t-Ra Mry-Imn anx wDA snb pA nTr aA (king; verso I ~21#, 22 - without Wsir ); PA-Ra-1r-Ax.t.y (deity; verso I 19, ~20#?); 1y ( AT.w ; verso I 11); KS (geo.; verso I 24)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2005-06-28


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