Historical documents

Ibn Jumay

Egyptian, doc. 2: Quarry Dipinti from Hatnub (Gr. 4 and 5)

Two Dipinti (Gr. 4 and 5): Expedition texts.

  • Findspot: Hatnub (alabaster quarries).
  • Period: Old Kingdom. Pepi II, ca. 1837-1773 BCE.

Vente d'une esclave

Contrat. Ecrit au Caire, en 1420 Seleucides/1108 . Papier. Sitt al-Aqrān fille de Joseph ha-Kohen, femme de Judah ben ‘Allān, vend une esclave, Na‘īm, à Sitt al-Muna veuve de Nahray ben Nissim.

Egyptian, doc. 4: The Debate between a Man and His Soul – P. Berlin 3024, 113-125

The Debate between a Man and His Soul, extract. Papyrus. P. Berlin 3024: Middle Egyptian literary composition.

  • Findspot: Thebes.
  • Period: Amenemhat III (?), ca. 1818-1773 BCE.
  • Composition: Middle Kingdom. 12th Dynasty, ca. 1939-1760 BCE.

Egyptian, doc. 11: A Love Poetry – O. Borchardt, recto

Borchardt Love Poetry, extract. Ostracon. O. Borchardt, recto: Late Egyptian Love Poetry composition.

  • Findspot: Unknown.
  • Period: New Kingdom.

Egyptian, doc. 8: Letter of Menna – O. Chicago OIC 12074, recto

Letter of Menna, extract. Ostracon. O. Chicago OIC 12074, recto: Late Egyptian literary composition.

  • Findspot: Acquired in Luxor. From Deir el-Medineh.
  • Period: New Kingdom. Ramesses III-Ramesses IV (?), ca. 1184-1147 BCE.

WAM 6783 vente de dettes

1256, Nottingham, chirographe sur parchemin, écriture documentaire  

Egyptian, doc. 5: Some Magico-medical Spells – P. Turin CGT 54003, ro. 9-18

Magico-medical Spells, extract. Papyrus. P. Turin CGT 54003, ro. 9-18: Middle Egyptian ritual composition.

  • Findspot: Unknown.
  • Period: Middle Kingdom. 12th Dynasty, ca. 1939-1760 BCE.

Pétition à un gouverneur Fatimide au sujet d'une taxe

Egyptian, doc. 10: A Harem Conspiracy – P. Rollin

Papyrus. P. Rollin (Égyptien 195): Late Egyptian judicial text.

  • Findspot: Thebes.
  • Period: New Kingdom. Ramesses IV, ca. 1156-1150 BCE.