O. BM EA 05643
Other nos.: HO 85, 2
  
Description: Buff pottery, width 26.5 x 19 cms. One (convex) side with ten lines in black ink (and traces of one line above line 1 (?)); see Remarks. Damaged at the right upper corner, causing loss of writing. Some of the ink effaced in lines 4 and 7-9. A triangle or an 'A' was drawn over the left parts of lines 7-9.
Classification: account : transfer
Keywords: apportioning - basketry - copper - curd - document - door - goat - grain - hut - oil - painting (?) - payment (?) - textile - vegetables - wood - woodwork - work
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks
Publication: Birch, Inscriptions in the Hieratic and Demotic Character , pl. 24 (facsimile); Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 23 (description) and pl. 85 no. 2 (transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 163 (transcription); Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 20 and pl. 40 (description, photograph, transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Kitchen: Ramesses IV (dyn. 20); Demaree: mid. dyn. 20
Contents: Priced list of commodities, some of which were given to a 6nr-MnTw and a Imn-m-Hb .
Terminology: ir n (1, 2, ~3#, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7, 9, 9, 10); wHm (1, 3, ~4#); mn (5); r bAk.w=w (~8#); rdy.t n=f (~7#); rdy.t n NN (~8#); rdy.t.n NN n NN (6); sS (1, 2); dmD (5)
Names/Titles: Imn-m-Hb (8); 6nr-MnTw (6)
Remarks: Description: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 163, counts the traces at the top as line 1 and thus arrives at eleven lines. Provenance: Deir el-Medina, on the basis of internal evidence (Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 20).

Record last updated 2007-11-08


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