O. BM EA 29555
Other nos.: -
  
Description: Limestone, 16.5 x 14 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 6 lines after which follows two columns, column I 4 lines, column II 5 lines, reverse two columns, column I 7 lines, column II 7 lines. Top obverse = left edge reverse. Damaged: beginning of obverse 6 chipped off, bottom of obverse I 4 lost, bottom and end of obverse II 5 lost, beginning of reverse I 5 lost, end of reverse II 6 lost.
Classification: account - list : transfer
Keywords: basketry (see Remarks) - copper - grain - leather - mat - oil - rags - textile - vegetables - wood - woodwork (see Remarks)
Provenance: Acquired by the British Museum in 1868 as a part of the R. J. Hay collection; mark: 29555.
Publication: Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 26, pls. 83-84 (photographs, description, transcription).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 (Demaree).
Contents: An account or list of items given by the citizeness 4r to a number of named individuals.
Terminology: iw m a=s (rev. I 6); ir n (obv. I 3, ~4#, II 1, 2, 3, 4, rev. I 2, II 5 , ~6#); wDA.t (obv. II 5); mn (obv. 4); rdy.t n NN (obv. 6, rev. I 1, II 1); r rdi.t rx=tw ix.t n NN m Dr.t Hmw.w r di.t=s n tAy=s mw.t (obv. 1-3); dmD (obv. II 5)
Names/Titles: an. (Hmw.w ; obv. 2); an. (mw.t of 4r ; f.; obv. 3); Wbx.t (f.; rev. II 1); 4r (anx n niw.t ; f.; obv. 2); 6A-pA-mr (f.; obv. 6); 6A-dHr (f.; rev. 1)
Remarks: Keywords: reading of obverse I 3 being either iors , 'furniture' or iros 'basketry'. Cf. Hannig Grosses Handwörterbuch Ägyptisch-Deutsch. Die Sprache der Pharaonen (2800-950 v.Chr) , Mainz 1995, 93, 108.

Record last updated 2003-06-30


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