O. Ashmolean Museum 0188
Other nos.: O. Gardiner 0188
Description: Limestone, 15.5 x 19 cms. Two sides; obverse: seven lines; reverse: six perpendicular lines. Black ink. Complete, but ink is rubbed off at the beginnings and endings of some lines on obverse and reverse, rev. 1 being almost completely gone. Palimpsest. Top obverse = left reverse.
Classification: account - letter : event
Keywords: army - arrival - chapel (?) - gang - grain rations - incense - Necropolis (?) - vessel - pA Dw ; see Remarks
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Unpublished; Černý Notebook 45.90.
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 3 I Smw sw 3 (rev. 5, 6)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III or Ramesses IV ; see Remarks
Contents: Obverse: letter, i.a. mentioning the gang, grain rations, incense and the taking of vessels to the mountain by the scribe 1r , as well as a remark by the sender (?) that he has not been acting as a stupid person. The reverse, which may be connected, mentions the arrival of an army officer, the sr.w and the gang, a chapel (?) and 6A-Sri .
Terminology: mn (rev. 4 (?)); hrw pn (rev. 6); hrw pn n ... (rev. 5); see Remarks; [...] (?) spr in NN (rev. ~2#); di.w (obv. 3)
Names/Titles: an. (pA im.y-r mSa ; rev. 2, written pAy im.y-r mSa ); an. (nA sr.w ; rev. 3); 1r (sS ; obv. 4) ; 6A-Sri (rev. 5-6)
Remarks: Keywords: in rev. 5 mention may be made of a 'chapel' (xnw ), or it may be part of a strange writing of 'in the Necropolis' (m pA 2r ). Terminology: the word left unread by Černý in hrw pn n ... could possibly be ii 'arrive'. Date attributed: the names suggest a dating in the reign of Ramesses III or Ramesses IV (DvH).

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