The Report of Wenamun (1.41)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Egyptian Canonical Compositions; Individual Focus; Narratives


In its present state the papyrus consists of two pages with a total of 142 lines. The first page has numerous lacunae, and the end of the story is missing. The papyrus was written at the end of the 20th Dynasty, that is to say, directly after the events which the report relates. Whether or not the report reflects an actual mission, it …

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Lichtheim, Miriam, “The Report of Wenamun (1.41)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 10 December 2018 <>

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