P. Turin Cat. 2106 + P. Turin Cat. 2107
Other nos.: Giornale 17-C; Turin Necropolis Journal, year 17-C; Giornale pl. 49
Description: Papyrus, 14.5 x 18.5 cm. Black ink, inscribed on recto (H/V) only, 7 lines with blank under line 7 (see Remarks). Damaged; beginnings of all lines lost.
Classification: account - deposition
Keywords: bronze - door - metalwork - stone-work - theft - tomb (royal) - vessel - woodwork
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: Botti-Peet, Il giornale della necropoli di Tebe , 41 and 42, pl. 49 (description, photograph, transcription, translation, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 528 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 598, 868 and 869 (transcription; see Remarks); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 198 and 199, no 151 B (translation, commentary)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 17 Ramesses IX (Botti-Peet, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Deposition by Nxt-Mnw about his taking part in the looting of a tomb (presumably that of Queen Isis; see Remarks), with a list of objects stolen.
Terminology: pA Ssp r n NN (~1#)
Names/Titles: an. (iTA.w ; 2); Imn-wa (iTA ; 2); Pn-6A-wr.t (iTA ; 2 - written Pn-wr ); Nxt-Mnw sA Pn-6A-wr.t (iTA n pA 2r ; 1 - Pn-6A-wr.t written Pn-wr )
Remarks: Description: handwriting different from those of Giornale A and B ( Botti-Peet, Il giornale della necropoli di Tebe , 41: "mano C" ). Publication: same text transcribed twice in Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI: as "Turin Necropolis Journal Year 17, Section C" (598) and as "P. Turin Cat. 2106/2107" (868 and 869). Content: it is unclear in what way exactly this text is related to Giornale 17-A and B. The deposition is connected with Giornale 17- recto VIII 2-11 by McDowell, Village Life , 198 . The thief Nxt-Mnw is also mentioned in Giornale 17-A recto V 9 and in P. BM 10053 recto II 11 (Peet, Tomb-robberies , pl. XVII). The same list of stolen objects in Giornale 17-A verso IV 2-4 ( Botti-Peet, Il giornale della necropoli di Tebe , 42 ).

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