O. BM EA 29560
Other nos.: O. BM 5639a; HO 85, 1
  
Description: Limestone, 25.5 x 7.5 cms. Two sides; obverse: eighteen lines; reverse: sixteen lines. Black ink. Damaged; broken into two pieces, with some loss of writing along the horizontal break. Some signs crossed out by the scribe in rev. 9 and 10; correction in rev. 12.
Classification: account - list : transfer
Keywords: basketry - beans - beer - bread - cakes - feast - fish - meat - sandals - textile - vegetables - vessel - woodwork - iwS - gnn ( see Remarks )
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks
Publication: Birch, Inscriptions in the Hieratic and Demotic Character , pl. 28 (facsimile); Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 23 (description) and pl. 85 no. 1 (transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 51-53 no. 24 (translation, commentary); Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 27 and pl. 88-89 (description, photograph, transcription)
Dates mentioned: PA-Sm-n-1r (= IV Smw ; obv. 4); 9Hwty (= I Ax.t ; obv. 8); Pn-Ip.t (= II Ax.t ; obv. 12); 1w.t-1r (= III Ax.t ; obv. 15); KA-Hr-kA (= IV Ax.t ; obv. 18); PA-Xnn-Mw.t (= I pr.t ; rev. 4); Pn-pA-mxr (= II pr.t ; rev. 6); Pn-Imn-Htp anx wDA snb (= III pr.t ; rev. 8)
Dates attributed: Demaree: dyn. 20
Contents: List of commodities given by one woman to another in certain months.
Terminology: r rdi.t rx=tw ix.t n NN nty m di NN (obv. 1-2); rdy.t n=s (obv. 3)
Names/Titles: Imn-Htp anx wDA snb (deity; rev. 8); Mw.t (f.; deity; rev. 4); 1w.t-1r (f.; deity; obv. 15; name of month); 1nw.t-SA (f.; obv. 2-3); 1r (deity; obv. 4); 6A-DpH (f.; obv. 1-2); 9Hwty (deity; obv. 8; name of month)
Remarks: Keywords: for iwS , see Wb I, 58, 2; Gardiner, Onomastica II, 231* and 232*; Helck, Materialien V, (806). Provenance: Deir el-Medina, on the basis of internal evidence (Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 27).

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