O. Ashmolean Museum 0131
Other nos.: O. Gardiner 0131
  
Description: Limestone, 7.5 x 8.5 cms. Two sides; obverse: thirteen lines; reverse: fourteen lines, of which lines 1-7 were written over an older text in red ink, which was washed off by the scribe. Palimpsest. Black ink. Damaged at the top. The beginnings of obv. 9, 12 and 13 are effaced, as are the endings of obv. 10-11 and rev. 1 and 5. The beginning of obv. 14 is lost; there are only traces remaining of rev. 6. Top obverse = top reverse. At the end of obv. 1 and the beginning of obv. 3 and rev. 4 there are scribal cross-shaped marks.
Classification: account - journal : deficit - delivery - labour - portion
Keywords: beer - bread - firewood - fish - grain rations - granary - Necropolis - plaster - pottery - side (of gang) - xtm
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 331-332 (transcription); Janssen, Village Varia , 131-133 (translation, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 378, 379 (translation and outline of content)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 2 II pr.t sw 9-13 (obv. 1, 3, 4, 7, 10); II pr.t sw 28-30 (rev. 1, 4 (see Remarks), 5); II pr.t sw 5 (rev. 6); IV Ax.t (rev. 6); II pr.t sw [...] (rev. 6); III pr.t (rev. 6 (?)); II pr.t sw 8 (rev. 7); II pr.t sw 9 (old text on rev. 1; see Remarks)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 2 Ramesses IV ( Kitchen, Helck ); year 2 Ramesses VI (Janssen)
Contents: Account of delivery of various commodities, including grain rations.
Terminology: ir n (obv. 8, ~11#, rev. 11); wa nb (rev. 11); wp st (rev. 10); wnmy (obv. ~12#, rev. 1, 3, old text on rev. 5); wHm Ssp (obv. 7); wsf (rev. 4); wDA.t (rev. 12); r-a-ii=st (rev. 12-13); rdy.t n=sn Hr pA xtm n pA 2r in NN (rev. 8-9); hrw pn (old text on rev. 6); smHy (obv. 6, 9, 10); Ssp (obv. 4, 10); Ssp m tA Snw.t 1apy (rev. 13); di.t pA 3 Hwty.w di.w tA is.t n Abd Y (rev. 6); dmD (rev. 12, 14); ditto (rev. 5)
Names/Titles: an. (pA 3 Hwty.w ; rev. 6); an. (Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; king; obv. 14 (granary of), rev. 7, 9 (granary of)); an. (nA Hwty.w ; rev. 10); Wsr-HA.t-nxt (obv. 3, rev. 3, old text on rev. 1); PA-ds (rev. 4, 5 ('ditto'); PtH-ms (obv. 5, 6, 7, rev. 4, 5); MnTw-m-wiA (obv. 2); Mr.n-PtH (idn.w n tA Snw.t Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; rev. 9) Nb-mH.y.t (obv. 11 (?)); 1apy (deity; rev. 13 (granary of)); 4ry (obv. 4, 7); 7A-aA (obv. 4)
Remarks: Dates mentioned: For the date sw 19 (rev. 4) instead of Kitchen's sw 29, see Janssen, Village Varia , 131. Janssen, Village Varia , 134, suggests I pr.t in old text rev. 1 instead of Černý's reading II pr.t . For the dates in the older text, see Janssen, Village Varia , 131 n. 3.

Record last updated 2006-02-06


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