P. Turin CGT 54100
Other nos.: LRL 13; P. Turin [unnumbered]
Description: Papyrus sheet, 20 x 10.5 cm. (as far as preserved). Consisting of 8 adjoining fragments and a loose unplaced fragment. Palimpsest. Recto V/H, verso H/V. Top recto = bottom verso. In black ink 14 lines on the recto and 11 lines on the verso. Damaged at right and at bottom of the recto, causing loss of text in all lines. No address.
Classification: letter
Keywords: agriculture - arrival - boat - departure - divine manifestation - illness - message - servant
Provenance: Acquired by Piedmont Government for the Turin museum in 1823 with the collection of B. Drovetti formed around 1818 in Thebes.
Publication: Černý, Late Ramesside Letters , IX and XV (description), 24-26 (transcription); Janssen, Late Ramesside Letters and Communications , pls. 106-107 (photographs); Wente, Late Ramesside Letters , 45-46 (translation and commentary).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Late dyn. 20 (Černý); year 10 of wHm ms.w.t of Ramesses XI (Wente)
Contents: A letter to the necropolis scribe 9Hwty-ms (who is in the south with his superior PA-anx ) from the stonemason/necropolis worker Imn-m-Ip.t-nxt about some agricultural and other unclear matters. Finally a short note by Bw-th-Imn (?) with good wishes.
Terminology: NN n NN m anx wDA snb m Hs.w.t (recto ~1-2#); r Dd (recto 6, 8); hAb (recto 6, 7-~8#, 12); ky Dd n NN m anx wDA snb m Hs.w.t (verso ~7#)
Names/Titles: an. (wa bAk ; recto 8); an. (pA nTr ; deity; recto 10); Imn-m-Ip.t-nxt (Xr.t.y-nTr ; recto ~1#-~2#); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; recto ~2#; verso ~7#); Imn-Ra-1r-Ax.t.y (deity; recto ~3#); Imn-Htp (recto 13); Imn 3nm.t-nHH (deity; recto ~1-2#; verso ~2#); Bw-th-Imn (recto ~9#); PA-anx (called pAy=k nb ; verso 10); PA-Ra-1r-Ax.t.y (deity; verso ~8#); 5d-m-dwA.t (f.; recto ~6#); dmi (geo.; verso 5); 9Hwty-ms (sS n pA 2r aA Sps.y Hr Imnt.t WAs.t ; recto ~1#). Incomplete: [...]- Imn (verso 7)
Remarks: -

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