|Regina Hölzl, Michael Neumann and Robert J. Demarée:
The Notebook of Dhutmose - P. Vienna ÄS 10321
(Probleme der Ägyptologie 37).
Brill, 2018. Hb, 72 pp. incl. plts.
EUR €135.0 / USD $162.00.
In The Notebook of Dhutmose Regina Hölzl, Michael Neumann
and Robert Demarée document the surprising discovery and the
contents of a papyrus scroll found in an ibis mummy jar in
the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
The twenty-four columns
of text constitute a unique notebook of the Scribe Dhutmose
who is well-known as the author of administrative documents
and a private correspondence. He was active as chief
administrator of the institution responsible for the creation
of royal tombs in Western Thebes at the end of the Ramesside
Period, around 1100 BCE.
The texts concern financial accounts
relating to the acquisition of copper tools and weapons, but
also private affairs like an inventory of his amulets and
jewelry and a report about the robbery of his personal
The two PDF-sample/preview pages are available to read for each