Harper's Song from the Tomb of Intef

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 27 August 2019
Harper's Song from the Tomb of Intef

This 18th-Dynasty papyrus contains a collection of literary texts. On the recto is a series of love songs, comprising a first cycle (1.1-4.1), a second cycle (4.1-6.2) followed by the Harpist's Song from the mansion of Intef (6.2-7.3), a third cycle (7.3-8.3), and a fourth cycle (8.3-8.12).
On the verso are two Late Egyptian stories: 'The Capture of Joppa' (1.1-3.14) and 'The Doomed Prince' (41.-8.14).

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