O. Ashmolean Museum 0196
Other nos.: O. Gardiner 0196
Description: Limestone, 8.5 x 15 cms. Two sides; obverse: six lines; reverse: remains of five lines. Black ink. Damaged; broken away at top left, bottom and bottom right, causing loss of writing. Top obverse = bottom reverse. See Remarks.
Classification: protocol : oath
Keywords: complaint - donkey - oath
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 188-189 no. 188 (translation, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 269 (translation in outline of content other source) ; Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 25 (summary of contents, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 502 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 25 III Ax.t sw 2 (obv. ~1#)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 25 Ramesses III ( Kitchen, Helck )
Contents: Oath about the ownership of a donkey, presumably in the context of a onb.t case.
Terminology: anx n nb anx wDA snb (obv. 1); wAH Imn wAH pA HoA anx wDA snb (obv. ~1#-2); m bAH NN (obv. 4); Dd.n NN (obv. 1)
Names/Titles: an. (pA HoA anx wDA snb ; obv. 2); Imn (deity; obv. 1); Imn-m-In.t (obv. 3); aA-nxt.w (obv. 5); Wsr-HA.t (obv. 5); Pn-Niw.t (in-mw ; obv. 1); 1r (sS n pA 2r ; obv. 4); 2a (obv. 5); 2a-m-WAs.t (obv. ~6#); Incomplete: sAw [... ] (rev. 3); Ony-[Imn (?)] (obv. 5)
Remarks: Description: only a few legible signs remain on the reverse; the transcription of reverse was given up by Černý as 'hopeless' in 1958).

Record last updated 2005-11-21

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