- Museum number
Papyrus, start and finish are lost; Hieratic text. The papyrus contains a collection of literary texts. On the recto is a series of love songs, comprising a first cycle (1.1-4.1), a second cycle (4.1-6.2) followed by the Harpist's Song from the mansion of Intef (6.2-7.3), a third cycle (7.3-8.3), and a fourth cycle (8.3-8.12).
On the verso are two Late Egyptian stories: 'The Capture of Joppa' (1.1-3.14) and 'The Doomed Prince' (41.-8.14).
Height: 30.20 centimetres (Frame)
Height: 19.90 centimetres (Papyrus (max))
Length: 154.60 centimetres (Frame)
Length: 143.50 centimetres (Papyrus)
Weight: 8.20 kilograms (in frame)
Depth: 4.30 centimetres (frame)
- Curator's comments
- Bourriau, Pharaohs and Mortals, no. 59
Lichtheim: Ancient Egyptian Literature, Volume II (1976) p.189-192.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1 Apr-15 Sept 2006. Cambridge, The Fitzwilliam Museum, 'Creative Writing'.
- Papyrus Survey:
Papyrus: bleached, loss, skeletal
Displayed in Room 62 until 1997
Refused for loan to Munich 2002
Refused for loan to Monaco 2008
Object Priority: A
Mount Priority: A
Overall Condition: C
Curatorial condition comment:
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Harris 500