O. BM EA 50736
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Description: Limestone, 10 x 15.5 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 6 lines, reverse 5 lines. Top obverse = bottom reverse. Damaged: beginning of obverse 5 lost, ends of obverse 1, 5-6 lost, beginnings of reverse 2, 4-5 effaced, middle of reverse 3-4, 6 effaced. A correction by the scribe in obv. 3.
Classification: account : transfer
Keywords: basketry - brick(?) - galena(?; see Remarks) - leather - mat - sandals - woodwork - work - pyT
Provenance: Purchased by the British Museum in 1912 from M. Mohassib; obverse mark: 57036; reverse mark: 1912 2-10 76.
Publication: Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 35, pls. 136-137 (photographs, description, transcription).
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 4 IV Smw sw 18 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: Mid dyn. 20, year 4 Ramesses V, or year 4 Ramesses VI (Demaree).
Contents: An account of work done and handed over by Mry to It-nfr .
Terminology: ir Y (obv. 3); ir n (obv. 4, 5, 6, rev. 1, 2; or dbn ?, rev. 3); wHm rdy.t n=f (obv. 4, 5; written wHm ry n=f ); r rdi.t rx=tw bAk.w nb iry NN NN (obv. ~1#-2; probably to be read as r rdi.t rx=tw bAk.w nb iry NN n NN )
Names/Titles: It-nfr (obv. 2); Mry (obv. 2)
Remarks: Keywords: mst.t (obv. 4) might stand for msdm.t , 'galena', or perhaps msd.t 'Material fur die Sockel(?) der Flaggenmasten'. Cf. Erman und Grapow, Wörterbuch der Aegyptischen Sprache II, Leipzig 1928, 152.

Record last updated 2003-06-30


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