O. Berlin P 12636
Other nos.: -
Description: Limestone, 13 x 16 cms. Damaged. Two sides: obverse 10 lines in black ink; reverse unknown number of lines. Right edge broken off at several places, beginnings of lines 4-7 missing or damaged. Obverse palimpsest (two earlier writings visible). Text on reverse in unknown script, possibly fake (according to Černý).
Classification: account : division
Keywords: apportioning - copper - door - pottery - vessel - woodwork
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; excavations Moeller 1911
Publication: Deir el Medine online, URL: http://dem-online.gwi.uni-muenchen.de (description, transcription, transliteration, translation, photograph and commentary); Allam, FuB 22 (1982), 56-57 (description, transcription, translation and commentary), pl. 5,1 (photograph); David, Legal Register , 207-209 (translation and commentary of obverse; see Remarks); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 240 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 288 (transcription); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 20 IV Smw sw 10 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 20 Ramesses III ( David, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Obverse: d ivision of certain objects between a man and a woman (possibly his wife).
Terminology: r rdi.t rx=tw ix.t i.di NN n NN (obv. 2)
Names/Titles: Ipwy (obv. 2); Nbw-m-ir.y (f.; obv. 1; written Nbw-ir.y )
Remarks: Publication: Černý's transcription in his Nb. 32.37 shows in obv. 3: Hmt (copper) dbn 6; obv. 4: final signs of: 1 wooden object; obv. 5: ... (mat-determinative) n gAy 2; obv. 6: final signs of mn (?) 1. David, Legal Register , 207: "oBerlin P 12636 vo" (sic).

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