O. BM EA 05635
Other nos.: HO 87, 1
  
Description: Limestone, 21.5 x 14.5 cms (if drawing in Hieratic Ostraca is on scale of 1:1). One side, with fourteen lines in black ink. Damaged at the top and lower right corners, causing loss of writing.
Classification: account - journal : deficit - duty
Keywords: water
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. 87 no. 1 (transcription); Helck, Materialien V, 846 (schematic rendering of content); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 238-239 (transcription); Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 18 and pl. 29 (description, photograph, transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 86-87 (translation)
Dates mentioned: Rnp.t-sp X + 4 III pr.t sw 5 (~1#); III pr.t sw 8 (~3#); III pr.t sw 13 (~4#); IV pr.t sw 7 (5); IV pr.t sw 9 (6); IV pr.t sw 13 (7); I Smw sw 18 (8); I Smw sw 23 (9); II Smw sw 9 (~10#); II Smw sw 14 (~11#); II Smw sw 21 (~12#); III Smw sw 4 (~13#); II Smw sw 7 (~14#)
Dates attributed: Kitchen: Amenmesse (dyn. 19); Demaree: late dyn. 19 (Seti II-Siptah); Helck: year 4 Merenptah
Contents: Journal recording duty and deficit of water supplies.
Terminology: in wrS n NN (1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14); wDA.t n mw ([2?], 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 (?; only mw written ))
Names/Titles: PA-nb (14); Pn-Imn (5); Pn-nbw (3, 8); Ms (9); Nb-nfr sA WAD-ms (1, 12 (without father's name)); Nb-4wmn.w (10); Nx (6); 1H (7, 11, 13); On (4)
Remarks: Provenance: Deir el-Medina, on the basis of internal evidence (Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 18).

Record last updated 2007-11-08


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