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Flax Djekhy 556–552 <span class="smallCaps">bce</span>

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Djekhy & Son

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9789774164774
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781617971259 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774164774.003.0005
Flax Djekhy 556–552 bce

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Apart from the early papyri written between c. 675 and 572 BCE, the archive of Djekhy & Son also contains other documents seemingly unconnected with either Djekhy or Iturech. They cannot have ended up in the archive by chance. Many are closely linked in various ways, dealing with agricultural enterprises sometimes involving choachytes; like the papers of Djekhy & Son, they were written in the middle of the sixth century; and they all come from Thebes.

Keywords: Djekhy & Son; papyrus; contract; Thebes; land; papyrus; lease; Palette of Khonsu; Amun; Papyrus Louvre

Chapter.  11115 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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