O. Ashmolean Museum 0056
Other nos.: O. Gardiner 0056; HO 48, 2
  
Description: Limestone, 16.5 x 19 cms (if facsimile in Hieratic Ostraca is on scale of 1:1). Two sides; obverse: ten lines and one on edge; reverse: nine lines and one perpendicular line in left margin. Black ink. Damaged; the right edge has partly broken away, causing loss of writing. Correction by the scribe in rev. 9 and in marginal text.
Classification: account : payment - transfer
Keywords: copper - goat - grain - payment - silver - vegetables - wood
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 14 (description) and pl. 48-48A no. 2 (facsimile, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 161-163 no. 158 (translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 135 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 389 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 3 IV pr.t sw 22 (of 1oA-mAa.t-Ra 4tp.n-Imn anx wDA snb ; obv. 1 and upper edge)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 3 Ramesses IV ( Černý-Gardiner, Allam, Kitchen )
Contents: Account of sale of some wood; payment through many intermediaries. Part of the sale includes a debt of the seller to the buyer, which is included into the price.
Terminology: in.n NN (obv. 2); wp st (rev. marginal text); m Dr.t=f (obv. 5); m Dr.t NN (obv. 4, 6, ~7#, 7-~8#, rev. 1, 2, 2-3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8); r rdi.t rx=tw pA HD i.di=f n=i (obv. ~3#); Ssp m Dr.t NN (obv. 1, 3-~4#); dmD (above obv. 1, rev. above 2, marginal text left of rev., rev. 9)
Names/Titles: Wn-nfr (obv. 6); BAk-n-Mw.t (rev. 1); PA-an (rev. 8); PA-xy-HA.t (in-mw ; obv. 4-~5#); PAy-bs (rev. 6); Pn-Mn-nfr (rev. 7); Pn-6A-wr.t (in-mw ; obv. 3-~4#); MnTw-nxt (obv. ~8#, rev. 5) Nxt-4bk (mDAy ; obv. 2); 2r (obv. 7, rev. 2) 2a-m-Nwn (mDAy ; obv. 1-2); 1oA-mAa.t-Ra 4tp.n-Imn anx wDA snb (king; obv. upper edge); 4n.y (rev. 4); 6r (rev. 3)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2006-02-06


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