O. Berlin P 12628 + O. Berlin P 12641
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Description: Brown pottery (vase fragment; 10 frgts joined) with whitish slip on convex side, 35 x 18.5 cm. Inscribed on two sides. Top obverse = bottom reverse. On obverse (convex) 23 lines in black and red ink. On reverse (concave) 7 lines in red ink. O. Berlin P 12641 is upper part of obverse. Damaged; broken off at right edge and top left on obverse; on obverse beginnings of lines 2-9 and ends of lines 1-3 missing, text in lines 6, 8-10 and 12 partly effaced; on reverse text of lines 1-4 slightly faded. Correction by the scribe in obv. line 1 and rev. line 6.
Classification: account - journal : deficit - delivery - duty - name
Keywords: beer - bread - dates - firewood - fish - flowers - pottery - side (of gang) - xtm
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; excavations G. Möller 1911
Publication: Deir el Medine online, URL: http://dem-online.gwi,uni-muenchen.de (photographs, description, transcriptions, transliterations, translation and commentary); Černý Notebook 32.64-66 (description, transcriptions); Gutgesell, Die Datierung I, 45 (contents); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 362 (outline of contents plus turnus).
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 1 III pr.t sw 1-4 (obv. 1, 2, 2, 3); III pr.t sw 11-25 (obv. ~9#, 9, 10, 11, 12, 12, 13, 14, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21); III pr.t sw 26-30 (rev. 1, 3, 4, 5, 6); sw 20 (rev. 5)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 1 Ramesses IV (Deir el Medine online; Helck)
Contents: Deliveries of various commodities, including the work ( bAk.w ) of the potter); duty roster (see Remarks).
Terminology: iw mH (rev. 5); wnmy (obv. 3, 19); wDA.t NN (rev. 7); wDA.t=f (obv. 16 - sub lineam); m Dr.t NN (obv. 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 17, 22?; rev. 5, 7); m Dr.t=f (obv. 9); r mH (rev. 5; see Remarks) smHy (obv. 5); dmD (obv. 9 - sub lineam)
Names/Titles: Any-nxt (rev. 3); Ii-r-niw.t=f (obv. 12 - written Ii-niw.t=f ); Imn-m-Ip.t ( sS ; obv. 8); Imn-m-Ip.t (rev. 5; defectively written); Imn-nxt (obv. 11); Imn-nxt (obv. 17); Imn-nxt sA Ks (obv. 18); Imn-Htp (obv. ~2#, ~3#, 9, 17, 21); Imn-xa ( wHa ; obv. 1); Ir.y-aA (obv. 10); Wsr-HA.t (obv. 9); Wsx-nmt.t (obv. 14); BAk-n-Imn (rev. 1); BAk-n-2nsw (obv. 22); PA-bAk (obv. 15); Pn-ano.t (obv. 3); Pn-6A-wr.t (obv. 14); PtH-ms (obv. 7, 14; rev. 5, 7); MAA.n=i-nxt=f (obv. 20 - written MAA-nxt=f ); Mnw-xa (obv. 9); Ms (obv. ~7#); Nb-nxt (obv. 13); Nfr-Hr (rev. 4); Nfr-Htp (obv. 2); Nxw-m-Mw.t (obv. 16); Nxt-Mnw (obv. ~5#); Ns-Imn (rev. 6); RSw-ptr=f (obv. ~6#); 1r (obv. 2); 1r-Sri (obv. 12); 2a-m-WAs.t (obv. 4); 2a-m-Nwn (obv. 1); 6A-Sri (obv. 19)
Remarks: Terminology: at the end of rev. 5 read " r mH 750". Contents: at the beginning of obv. 8 one expects to read "day 10. Pasen or Pamedunakhte", but the signs do not seem to allow for this.

Record last updated 2011-06-30


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