O. BM EA 50739
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Description: Limestone, 8.9 x 11.3 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink and red ink, obverse 5 lines and remains of some signs above obverse 1, reverse 6 lines. Top obverse = bottom reverse. Palimpsest: remains of an old text on reverse. Damaged: Beginnings of obverse 1-2 lost, ends of obverse 1-2, 4-5 lost, middle of obverse 5 lost, end of obverse 4 effaced. beginnings of reverse 2-4 lost, ends of reverse 1, 3-5 lost, only traces remain of reverse 6.
Classification: account : deficit - delivery
Keywords: dates - grain rations
Provenance: Purchased by the British Museum in 1912 from M. Mohassib; mark: 50739 1912 2-10 79.
Publication: Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 36, pls. 141-142 (photographs, description, transcription, commentary).
Dates mentioned: [...] sw 9 (obv. 1); III Smw (obv. ~1#); III Smw (obv. 3); rnp.t-sp 2 II Smw sw 19 (rev. 1); III Smw (rev. 1); [...] Smw (rev. 3)
Dates attributed: Late dyn. 19 (Demaree).
Contents: An account of deliveries and a deficit of grain rations and dates to the workmen.
Terminology: ir n (obv. 3, rev. 4); idn di.w n Abd Y (obv. 3, rev. 1); wa nb (rev. ~2#; reverse old text); m tA wDA.t n NN (obv. 5); di.t di.w n Abd Y (obv. 1); dmD (rev. 2)
Names/Titles: an. (pA aA n is.t ; obv. ~2#, 4, rev. 3); an. (pA sS ; obv. 2, 4); an. (iAw 2; rev. 2, 4); On (obv. 5)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2003-06-30


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