Papyrus; thirty-one lines of Hieratic epistolary text;Late Ramesside Letter no. 28, from Butehamun to Piankh, informing the general why his orders have not been carried out.
- Excavated/Findspot: Thebes
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Thebes (Upper Egypt - archaic))
- Height: 44 centimetres
- Width: 24.5 centimetres
Text: Cerny, LRL, no 28.
Translation: Wente, LRL, 59-65; Wente, Letters from Ancient Egypt, 194-5.
Janssen, LRL and Communications, HPBM VI, pl. 39-40.
Part, with comments: Reeves & Wilkinson, The Complete Valley of the Kings, 204-5;
N. Strudwick, Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt, London 2006, pp. 238-9.
Papyrus Survey: Condition Details: Papyrus Black ink Displayed in Room 62 until 1992 Mount Details: Sandwich: glass Binding: magic tape Binding: copydex self adhesive carpet tape Object Priority: A Mount Priority: A Overall Condition: A Curatorial condition comment: fair (incomplete - fragmentary)
Bears the label 'Salt 238'. This number does not apparently relate to either mss lists or the 1835 sale.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA64318
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