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Leiden, Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten. Whilst it may appear that these two women were able to wield a higher level of authority than most women, it must be stressed that certainly in On. In this letter On. Recueil de titres et protocoles royaux, noms propres de rois, reines, princes, princesses et parents de rois. In personal letters the exact relationship status is usually inherently known by the sender and recipient, and therefore, does not require reiteration in letters.

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Remember me on this computer. When approaching the theme of spousal dynamics a very crucial issue arises concerning the language of the letters. Help Center Find new research papers in: Society of Biblical Literature: As for you having said this matter of [ Historical and Cultural Studies into the 21st—24th Dynasties: However, it is not known whether her role was simply supervisory or if she did indeed write the letter herself, and then record the quantity of grain personally.

The extent of this informal relationship as seen in spousal relationships disappears as the more damesside distant the sender and recipient become. After demonstrating the poor evidence that has in the past been used to determine a marriage between P -onX and Orr. The letter in question here, P. Taylor elaborates on NDm.


New Haven, Yale University Press. Click here to sign up. The End of the New Kingdom Reconsidered. Spousal dynamics in the Late Ramesside Letters relationship status is acknowledged in other contemporary documentation, such as the Turin Taxation Papyrus in which the two are recorded as working side-by-side receiving grain Gardiner37, l. The letters present the reader with a sense of equality, with On. Although the letter in question never directly refers to Ns-jmn-jp.

And you shall have these two Medjay brought v. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta The dynamics of a husband and wife relationship will be investigated by looking at the contents, style, and language of these two letters.

Proceedings of the 7th International Congress of Egyptologists. Proceedings of a conference at Leiden University 25—27 October Egyptologische Uitgaven 23, — For example, consider P.

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Hieratic papyri in the British Museum 6. Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 16, 49— British Museum Research Publications Ramessids, the letter differs from the majority of the Late Ramesside Letters.

This particular relationship has come under scrutiny due to the problems that arise when interpreting the end of the 20th dynasty and its relative chronology. Journal of Economical and Social History of the Orient 40 2— British Archaeological Reports International Series Not only is she active with the daily responsibilities of her husband, but On. Ramessiee perhaps suggests that leters was indeed literate.

Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 80, — This problem might be overcome through an analysis of the handwriting used in order to trace the various hands of the letters, an aim of future research. This was not an uncommon practice for wives of scribes, and brings to the forefront the possible level of female literacy.


Very few spousal letters are known from Egypt, and outside of the Late Ramesside Letters, the majority of those are in demotic, which follow a pattern rmaesside to the letters from the late New Kingdom Depauw95—97, — Hieratic Papyri in the British Museum 8. P -onX, normally very blunt and to the point in his letters to his subordinates, as demonstrated in P.

It would appear that there are levels of social decorum within the letters that dictate the necessity of formality and formal introductions. Proceedings of the 7th International Congress of Egyptologists, — Berlinconcerns the acknowledgment by P -onX of a previous letter sent by NDm.

A good example of a long introduction can clearly be seen in P. Sweeney53 associates both these phrases with language used in letters by superiors to their subordinates, as well as the heightened use of imperatives, which also appear in this letter, demonstrated in the following three examples: This paper examines two letters from the corpus of the Late Ramesside Letters, which were sent between two different spousal units.

London, British Museum Press. The closer the relationship between the sender of the letter and the recipient, the less need for social convention or politeness. Deborah Sweeney notes that she attributes this to the intervention of the god Amun-United-With-Eternity, whom, On. It is simply not needed due to the closeness of the relationship shared between the two.