O. Ashmolean Museum 0118
Other nos.: O. Gardiner 0118
  
Description: Limestone, 10 x 6.5 cms. Two sides; obverse: eight lines; reverse: eight lines. Black ink. Damaged; broken at bottom edge. Some of the text appears rubbed off, e.g. in end obv. 1 and 2, beginning obv. 6 and 8 and end rev. 3. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: journal : absence - event
Keywords: arrival - gang - inactivity - inspecting work - woodwork
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 252-253 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 178-179 (translation) ; Collier, Dating Late XIXth Dynasty Ostraca , 47-48, 154 (description, commentary, photograph)
Dates mentioned: III Ax.t (obv. 1); III Ax.t sw 10 + X (obv. 1); rnp.t-sp 2 III Ax.t sw 5 (rev. 1); III Ax.t sw 7 (rev. 6)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, year 2 Siptah ( Kitchen, Helck, Collier)
Contents: Journal relating to the the non-working of some workmen because of the manufacture of woodwork items; reverse: visit by the vizier to inspect the work of the gang.
Terminology: aHa n NN (obv. 2, 5, 7, 8, rev. 4, 6); hrw n ii ir.n NN (rev. 1-2); Ssp bAk.w (rev. 2-3)
Names/Titles: Ipwy (obv. 5); Iny (rev. ~7# (?)); BAy (obv. 3, 4, 6, ~8#); Nxw-m-Mw.t (obv. 3); 1r (im.y-r Niw.t TAty ; rev. 2); 1r-nfr (obv. 4); 2Am (obv. 7); 2a-m-sbA.w (obv. 8); 2nsw (obv. 4, 5); 4A-WAD.t (obv. 2); Incomplete: PA-[...] (rev. 4 (?))
Remarks: For the scribe of this text, see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 53 n. 60.

Record last updated 2011-07-08


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