O. BM EA 50744
Other nos.: see Remarks
  
Description: Limestone, 21.5 x 18.3 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 10 lines, reverse 5 lines. Top obverse = bottom reverse. Damaged: beginning of obverse 9 lost, middle of obverse 8 effaced, beginning of reverse 4 effaced.
Classification: note : delivery - event - name - portion
Keywords: arrival - bread - cakes - commissioning - dates - fruit - inspection - meat - offering - woodwork
Provenance: Purchased by the British Museum in 1912 from M. Mohassib; mark: 50744 1912 2-10 84.
Publication: Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 36, pls. 145-146 (photographs, description, transcription, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 336-337 (transcription; see Remarks); Donker van Heel, Village Voices , 19 (translation, commentary of obv. 1-3).
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 5 IV pr.t sw 26 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 5 Ramesses IV (Demaree, Kitchen).
Contents: A note of the arrival of the vizier Nfr-rnp.t who makes a libation offering and brings food deliveries.
Terminology: wp st (obv. 4); m Dr.t NN (obv. 5); hrw pn ii in NN (obv. 1-2)
Names/Titles: Wsx-nmt.t (obv. 8); BAk-n-Imn (obv. 5); PA-idH.w (obv. 6); Pn-Niw.t (rev. 1); Nb-nfr sA Pn-6A-wr.t (rev. 3); Nfr-rnp.t (im.y-r Niw.t TAty ; obv. 2); Nxt-Mnw (rev. 5); Ns-Imn (obv. 7); Ra-mry (obv. 5); 2a-m-WAs.t (obv. 10); Incomplete: [...]- Imn (obv. 9)
Remarks: Numbers /Publication: the ostracon is erroneously called O. Cairo JdE 50744 in Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 336-337.

Record last updated 2007-10-02


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