O. BM EA 05633
Other nos.: HO 86, 1
  
Description: Limestone, 15 x 17 cms. Two sides; obverse: two columns of nine and five lines; reverse: two columns of five and nine lines. Black ink; on obverse the writing is surrounded by a square of red ink. Damaged; bottom left of obverse (= bottom right of reverse) broken off, causing severe loss of writing. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: account : payment - transfer
Keywords: apportioning - bronze - coffin - copper - grain - metalwork - payment - silver - textile - vessel - woodwork - yarn - mHy.w
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks
Publication: Birch, Inscriptions in the Hieratic and Demotic Character , pl. 16 (facsimile); Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 23 (description) and pl. 86 no. 1 (transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 588-589 (transcription); Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 17-18 and pl. 23-24 (description, photograph, transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Kitchen: Ramesses III (dyn. 20); Demaree: dyn. 20
Contents: Obverse: account of payment, mostly of metalwork; reverse, more accounts, involving several other people.
Terminology: ir n (obv. I 3, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, ~9#, rev. II 2, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 8); pA aHa n Hmt n NN nty m di=s m tAy=s pS.t (rev. II 3); pA HD n NN (rev. I 1-2); r rdi.t rx=tw ix.t nb r swn r NN (obv. I ~1#; written i NN ); Ssp (rev. I 2); dmD (obv. II ~5#, rev. II 6)
Names/Titles: Wbx.t (f.; anx n niw.t ; obv. I 1-2); MnTw-ms (Hr.y-mDAy ; rev. I 3); MnTH.t (f.; anx n niw.t ; rev. II 4); 6i-n.t-Niw.t (f. ; rev. II 3)
Remarks: Provenance: Deir el-Medina, on the basis of internal evidence (Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 17).

Record last updated 2007-11-08


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