O. Berlin P 01268 obverse
Other nos.: -
Description: Limestone, 15 x 16.5 cms. Damaged (two fragments). Two sides; obverse 16 lines (partly in two columns) and reverse 10 lines (see Remarks) in black ink. On obverse slight damages in lines 1 and 2, and 12-16 where the two fragments are joined; further the left edge is partly broken off, hence the ends of lines 10-13 are lost. Surface on reverse much rubbed, all lines damaged. Palimpsest, traces of earlier writing visible. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: account : payment
Keywords: coffin - curd - donkey - door - house - leather - payment - silver - textile - woodwork
Provenance: Western Thebes; bought by R. Lepsius
Publication: Deir el Medine online, URL: http://dem-online.gwi.uni-muenchen.de (description, transcription, transliteration, translation, photograph and commentary); Allam, FuB 22 (1982), 52-53 (description, transcription, translation and commentary), pl. 2 (photograph); David, Legal Register , 251 (partial transliteration and translation); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 231 (translation) ; Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 44 (summary of contents, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 284-285 (transcription); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 14 II pr.t sw 19
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 14 Ramesses III (Allam, David, Kitchen, Helck)
Contents: Record of the transfer of certain commodities, with their values, by the water-carrier Wsr-HA.t-nxt to the workman Wsr-HA.t as payment for his she-ass. The record was written by the draughtsman 1r in the house of the scribe PA-sr . See Remarks.
Terminology: ir.n NN (obv. 8): mi.t.y n pA HD n tA aA.t n NN in.n NN (obv. 1); dmD (obv. 16)
Names/Titles: Wsr-HA.t (obv. 2); Wsr-HA.t (rmT-is.t ; obv. 3); Wsr-HA.t-nxt (in-mw ; obv. 2); PA-sr (sS ; obv. 9); 1r (sS-od ; obv. 8)
Remarks: Description: according to Černý Notebook 32.43 the reverse contained 10 lines and not 9 as given by Allam. Publication, Contents: obv . 12 read tA s.t-Hms sni.w X; obv. 13 sni.w 3 instead of Htp .

Record last updated 2010-10-18

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