O. Ashmolean Museum 0182
Other nos.: O. Gardiner 0182
  
Description: Pottery, 11.5 x 13 cms. Two sides; obverse: eight lines; reverse: seven lines. Black ink. Damaged; the bottom right corner is missing. Top obverse = bottom reverse. Correction by the scribe in obv. 8.
Classification: protocol : deposition - hire - payment - transfer
Keywords: complaint - donkey - oath - payment
Provenance: Bought in Luxor 20-02-1934.
Publication: Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 186-187 no. 186 and pl. 48 (description, transcription, translation, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 420 (translation) ; Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 33-34 (summary of contents, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 103 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 1 I Ax.t sw 10 (obv. 1); I Ax.t sw 11 (obv. 3); [...] sw 4 (rev. ~3#)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 1 Ramesses IV ( Kitchen ); year 1 Ramesses V (Helck)
Contents: A donkey is handed over to the watercarrier BAk-Mw.t , who hands it to another person on the same day, or one day later. During a court-case the watercarrier promises to replace the donkey, after which another session of the court is held to settle the matter.
Terminology: wHm Dd m tA onb.t (obv. 8-[rev. 1] (?), rev. 3,); smi (obv. 5); di.t pA aA n NN (obv. 1-2); DbA (verb; obv. ~8#); Incomplete: iw=f ir anx [n nb anx wDA snb (?) ] (obv. 7-[8])
Names/Titles: an. (pAy=f Hr.y ; obv. 4); Imn-nxt (obv. 6); Wsr-HA.t (obv. 7); BAk-Mw.t (in-mw ; obv. 2); BAk-n-wrnr (rev. 4, spelled BAk-n-<wr>nr ); PA-anx (obv. ~3#); Ns-Imn (rmT-is.t ; obv. ~5#); 1Ay (rev. 4); 1r (sS ;obv. 6); 1r-Mnw (sS-od (rev. ~5#); 2a (sAw ; obv. 6); 2a-m-WAs.t (rev. ~4#)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2005-11-21


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