- Museum number
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.
Height: 44 centimetres
Width: 24.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- 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.
- On display (G65/dc8)
- Papyrus Survey:
Displayed in Room 62 until 1992
Binding: magic tape
Binding: copydex self adhesive carpet tape
Object Priority: A
Mount Priority: A
Overall Condition: A
Curatorial condition comment:
fair (incomplete - fragmentary)
- Acquisition notes
- Bears the label 'Salt 238'. This number does not apparently relate to either mss lists or the 1835 sale.
- Egypt and Sudan
- BM/Big number
- Registration number