O. Berlin P 12406
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Description: Limestone, 19 (15.5) x 11.5 cm (2 fragments, now 1 fragment missing). Inscribed on two sides; on obverse 12 (now 11) and on reverse 13 (now 9) lines in black ink. Top obverse = top reverse. Damaged; originally already writing effaced in obverse lines 4-9 and reverse 1 and 4; at present surface degraded and almost all lines on obverse and reverse partly effaced; some lines completely missing.
Classification: account : transfer
Keywords: appointment - basketry(?) - beer - birds - bread - cakes - fat - fish - goat - grain - marriage - mat - natron - reward - textile - vegetables - wood - mhw.y
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Deir el Medine online, URL: http://dem-online.gwi.uni-muenchen.de (photographs, description, transcriptions (after Černý), transliteration, translation and commentary); Toivari, Women at Deir el-Medina , 62-63 (translation obv. 1-2 and rev. 6-13 and commentary); David, Legal Register , 165-167 (partial translation, commentary).
Dates mentioned: Pn-Imn-Htp (= III pr.t ; obv. 3); KA-Hr-kA (= IV Ax.t ; obv. 11; rev. 1)
Dates attributed: Mid dyn. 20 (Deir el-Medine online, David)
Contents: Record of commodities given by Wsx-nmt.t to his father-in-law on the occasion of his 'wedding' with his daughter, and on other occasions (feasts). On reverse followed by a record of commodities given 'to him' by Nb-Imn on the occasion of his promotion (? Ts ). See Remarks.
Terminology: ir n (obv. 3; 5; 7, 11); wa nb (obv. 3, 5, [7], 11); wHm (obv. 9; rev. 1, 4); r di.t rx=tw ix.t nb i.di NN n NN (obv. 1-2); r di.t rx=tw tA xr.t i.di n=f NN (rev. 6-7); rdy.t n=f (rev. 8); rdy.t n=f m pAy=f <di.w> (rev. 12?)
Names/Titles: an. ( it of Wsx-nmt.t ; obv. 2); As.t (f.; obv. 2); Imn-Htp (deity; name of month; obv. 3); Wsx-nmt.t (obv. 1); Nb-Imn (rev. 7)
Remarks: Contents: in rev. 2 mention is made of 'bread of Pharaoh (-type)', not listed in Janssen, BES 13. Contents: for the contents and the handwriting of the text see also O. Berlin P 10637 and O. Berlin P 12635 (Deir el-Medine online).

Record last updated 2011-06-29


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