O. BM EA 65937
Other nos.: HO 55, 3; O. Nash 07
Description: Limestone, 10.5 x 15 cms. Two sides; obverse: six lines; reverse: one line. Black ink. Complete. Palimpsest. Top obverse = bottom reverse.
Classification: account - letter - list : delivery
Keywords: incense - plants - vegetables
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks
Publication: Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 16 (description) and pl. 55-55A no. 3 (facsimile, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions I, 369 (transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions. Translations I, 305 (translation); Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 42 and pl. 185-186 (description, photograph, transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Kitchen: Seti I (dyn. 19); Demaree: dyn. 19
Contents: Letter containing list of what has been delivered to the addressee (called 'you') by the chief policemen MnTw-m-Hb in amounts of plants / vegetables and incense.
Terminology: m Dr.t NN (obv. ~1#); r nty (obv. 2)
Names/Titles: MnTw-m-Hb (Hr.y-mDAy ; obv. ~1#)
Remarks: Provenance: Deir el-Medina, on the basis of internal evidence (Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 42).

Record last updated 2003-10-15

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