O. Ashmolean Museum 0219 + O. BM EA 25289
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Description: Limestone, 15.5 x 15 cm (Ashmolean frgt.), 13.5 x 8 cm (BM frgt.). Black ink, one side, 8 lines. Damaged; beginnings of lines 1-7 lost; ends of lines 1, 2, 4 and 8 lost; gaps in lines 1-3, 7 and 8.
Classification: account - journal : delivery(?) - name
Keywords: bread - grain - textile - wine
Provenance: O. BM EA 25289 probably bought by Reverend W.H. Mill in Luxor in 1838, passed on to Mrs M.E. Webb, and presented by her to the British Museum in 1894 (see Remarks); note in pencil: "from Thebes March 1838". O. Ashmolean Museum 219 probably acquired by R. Curzon, Baron Zouche, in Luxor in 1838, then bought by Sir A.H. Gardiner at Sotheby's in 1922, and presented by him to the Ashmolean Museum (see Remarks).
Publication: Haring, JEA 90 (2004), 216-219 (photograph of O. Ashmolean Museum 0219; description, transcription, translation, commentary); Demarée, Ramesside Ostraca , 24, pl. 69 (description, photograph and transcription of O. BM EA 25289)
Dates mentioned: III pr.t sw 2-7 (~1#, ~2#, 2, ~3#, ~4#, ~5#, ~7#)
Dates attributed: Mid Dyn. 19 (Demarée), Ramesses II (Haring)
Contents: Account of commodities taken to (or from?) various workmen and the scribe Ra-ms on III pr.t 2-7: grain, loaves, garments and SdH -wine.
Terminology: wHm m hrw pn (4, 8); TAy m hrw pn (~1#, 2, ~3#, 4, 5) Incomplete: [...] hrw pn (~6#)
Names/Titles: Wn-nfr (~2#; see Remarks); Pn-nbw (6); Pn-dwA (~4#); Ra-ms ( sS ; 7); 1r-m-wiA (5); 4A-Mw.t (4); On-Hr-xpS=f (3)
Remarks: Provenance: for the collecting activities by W.H. Mill and R. Curzon, see B. Muhs and T. Vorderstrasse, JEA 94 (2008), 223-245. Names, Titles: for the reconstruction Wn [ -nfr ], see Haring, JEA 90 (2004), 217, note to line 2.

Record last updated 2009-03-09


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