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Merikare (1.35)
(4,346 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Egyptian Canonical Compositions; Royal Focus; Instructions


The text is preserved in three fragmentary papyri which only partly complement one another. They are Papyrus Leningrad 1116A, dating from the second half of the 18th Dynasty; P. Moscow 4658, from the very end of the 18th Dynasty; and P. Carlsberg 6, from the end of the 18th Dynasty or later. Unfortunately, the most complete manuscript, P.…

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Lichtheim, Miriam, “Merikare (1.35)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 07 March 2021 <>

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