O. Ashmolean Museum 0106
Other nos.: O. Gardiner 0106, HO 61, 1
Description: Limestone, 9.5 x 12 cms (if facsimile in Hieratic Ostraca is on scale of 1:1). Two sides; obverse: four lines; reverse: four lines. Black ink. Complete, except for some small chips that have broken away; also some signs are rubbed off on obverse and reverse. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: oath
Keywords: donkey - feast - oath - payment - term
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 18 (description) and pl. 61-61A no. 1 (facsimile, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 173-174 no. 170 (translation, commentary); Eichler, SAK 18 (1991), 202 (transliteration and translation of obverse 1-4 and reverse 1-4); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 283 (translation) ; Helck, Materialien III, 496-497 (translation, short commentary); Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 24-25 (summary of contents, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 515 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 27 III Smw sw 24 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 27 Ramesses III ( Černý-Gardiner, Kitchen, Helck )
Contents: Oath in front of witnesses by the watercarrier PA-Sd that he will pay a donkey to Pn-6A-wr.t before a certain date, otherwise he will have to pay twice its price.
Terminology: Dd.n NN wAH Imn wAH pA HoA anx wDA snb (obv. 1-3; for Dd.t.n NN (?)); m bAH NN (rev. 2); DbA (verb; rev. 1)
Names/Titles: an. (pA HoA anx wDA snb ; king; obv. 3); Imn (deity; obv. 2); PA-Sd (in-mw ; obv. 2); Pn-6A-wr.t (rev. ~1#); Nb-nfr (sS-od ; rev. 3); 1Ay (idn.w ; rev. 4) 2a (aA n is.t ; rev. 2-3)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2005-11-21

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