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It seems reductive to me to attempt to force a single purpose or function onto all the different texts contained in the manuscripts of the miscellanies, and 1 call for a more nuanced approach to what is a group of highly individual and complex manuscripts.

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Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? The quality of the handwriting did not form an integral part of the argument of Erman, and 1 refrain from commenting further on it here: Scribal Practice in Ramesside Deir el-Medina. It occurs on the back of page 21 of the recto, after a number of memoranda relating to work and accounting, as well as drawings and sketches which probably do not belong to the “instruction of letter-writing”, and so it is lqte that the colophon refers to the copying of this manuscript the colophon is followed by two titularies of Ramesses II and the titles of a scribe: Basel Egyptology Prize 1.

Such a new approach need not altogether do camonos with the notion that the texts lare, in part, have played a role in the education or training formal or unformal of scribal assistants and apprentices, but there is a complication related to the notions of’exercise’ and ‘reference’ here, and absolute definitions and categories may be unsuitable.


As Iversen remarks, these compositions are ” Three individual scribes are named in this example, only one of whom corresponds to lnena’s ‘teacher” Kagebu as identified by Ermanagain illustrating the purely dedicatory function of the formula.

Notes “A translation of, and a philological commentary on, the New Kingdom hieratic texts edited by Festscrift fur Hartwig Altenmiiller zum Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition.

Instruction of Hordedef Instruction of Ptahhotep belongs to the composition and does not vary from manuscript to manuscript. Tags What are tags? A Preliminary Analysis, in N Kloth el al. Noteworthy is Anastasi IV. Alan Gardiner under the title: Open to the public Thesis English; Egyptian Show 0 more libraries The popularity of this particular theme is perhaps understandable as the author, copyist and probably the intended audience belonged to the literary elite whose status and existence is being expounded by the compositions.

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A colophon from the part of P. Geographically it shares the area of its dissemination with the LEM. Help Center Find new research papers in: This practice has no implications for the possible status and functions of the texts themselves, but is muscellanies a reflection of the hierarchic environment in which the MSS were produced. Those preserved read as follows: I think it is significant that the only two private archives known from the Jiscellanies Kingdom those of Inena and Qenherkhepshef both contained miscellany manuscripts.


The following examples are all found with letter formulae only: Egyptian literature — Translations into English. This single location in Victoria: The formula is now known to be simply dedicatory in function, similar to that found in modern books “Dedicated to my teacher N.

A us den Abhandlungen der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. In those MSS with titles or colophons preserved none have both the same names that occur there are inserted in the letter formulae of the model letters too, and in these the “assistant” hty-r addresses his superior as “lord” nb.

Institute fur Agyptologie der Universitat Wien, Vienna. Late Egyptian Miscellanies 93 members of the scribal class, individuals who were involved in the bureaucratic adminis- tration.

She then points out that “[the] evidence that such texts belonged to the apprentice stage of education undermines all the work done on elementary education in the New Kingdom. Zwischen den Beiden Ewigkeiten: Open to the public ; PJ Central aspects of the manuscripts a Contents The contents of the manuscripts are, as the modern English term given to them indicates, miscellaneous. In other words, the titles may supply information about who composed the text and for whombut they offer no explicit evidence as to the attitudes of the individuals involved towards the specific manuscript in question its statusor to its potential uses.

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