O. BM EA 68518
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Description: Limestone, 13.5 x 23.5 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 7 lines, reverse 5(?) lines. Top obverse = top reverse. Damaged: beginning of obverse 1 chipped off, top of middle of obverse 1 lost, middle of obverse 1-2, 5-7 effaced, ends of obverse 3-4 effaced, only a few signs remain of reverse 1-5.
Classification: account - note: oath
Keywords: arrival - message - oath
Provenance: Thebes(?). Acquired by the British Museum in 1970; mark: 68518 1970 12-13 1.
Publication: Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 46, pls. 218-219 (photographs, description, transcription).
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 1 III [...] (obv. 1); sw 10 (obv. 5); sw 21 r sw 25 (obv. 7)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 (Demaree).
Contents: A note on the allotment of (working) days(?); see Remarks.
Terminology: hAb (obv. 6)
Names/Titles: Wsr-HA.t (wab ; obv. 4); Pn-6A-wr.t (sS ; obv. 6); Niw.t (geo.; obv. 6); 2nsw (obv. 6); Incomplete: [...]- m-HAt (obv. 1?); [...]- Sd (sS ; rev. 1; probably PA-Sd)
Remarks: Contents: cf. the allotment of households and work days of washermen in O. DeM 0314 obverse. Davies and Toivari, in: Deir el-Medina in the Third Millenium AD , 65-77.

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