O. BM EA 29551
Other nos.: -
  
Description: Limestone, 7.5 x 7.2 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 6 lines, reverse 4 lines. Top obverse = left edge reverse. Palimpsest: underneath present text on reverse traces of an old text in three horizontal columns separated from each other with horizontal lines in red ink. Damaged: beginnings and ends(?) of all lines on obverse lost, only a few signs remain of reverse 1-2, only traces remain of reverse 3-4.
Classification: letter(?) - report(?)
Keywords: feast(?; see Remarks) - house - vessel
Provenance: Purchased by the British Museum in 1868 from Lt.-Gen. Malcolm; mark: 29551 68 7-9 27.
Publication: Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 26, pl. 81 (photographs, description, transcription).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 (Demaree).
Contents: A fragmentary text, perhaps a report or a letter(?).
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: Incomplete: [...]- m-Hb (obv. 6?; see Remarks)
Remarks: Keywords/Names, Titles: [...]- m-Hb (obv. 6) may refer either to a feast or to a proper name.

Record last updated 2007-09-12


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