O. Berlin P 14214
Other nos.: -
Description: Pottery, 15.8 x 10.6 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse (convex side) 13 lines, reverse (concave side) 15 lines, lines 11-15 are written to the left of lines 8-10. Top obverse = top reverse. Damaged: only a few signs remain of obverse 1, beginning and end of obverse 2 lost, ends of obverse 3, 11 lost, only a trace remains of reverse 1, beginning and end of reverse 2 lost.
Classification: protocol : account - oath
Keywords: basketry - copper - goat - mat - oath - temple - wood(?) - woodwork - onb.t
Provenance: Excavations G. Möller; m ark: 14214 294.
Publication: Deir el Medine online, URL: http://dem-online.gwi.uni-muenchen.de (description, transcription, transliteration, translation, photograph and commentary); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 38-39 no. 16, pls. 16-19 (photographs, description, transcription, translation, commentary) ; Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 576-577 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: KA-Hr-kA (obv. 11; = IV Ax.t )
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III (Kitchen)
Contents: A protocol concerning an anonymous woman's unpaid debt. After the woman fails to pay the 20 deben copper, sentenced by the onb.t , she is taken to the onb.t of the Ramesseum, where this previous sum is raised to 30 deben copper. She takes an oath, but eventually pays only a part of the required amount, and a water-carrier is summoned to go and seize the remaining debt and fine from her.
Terminology: ir n (rev. 5, 6, 15?); anx n nb anx wDA snb r Dd wAH Imn wAH pA HoA anx wDA snb (obv. 10-11); wHm m Dr.t=f (rev. 6; see Remarks); m Dr.t NN (rev. 13)
Names/Titles: an. (pA HoA anx wDA snb ; king; obv. 10-11); Iw=f-r-ix (in-mw ; rev. 13); Iw-m-itrw (geo.; obv. 3; written: Iw-itrw ; see Remarks); Imn (deity; obv. 10); Wsr-HA.t-nxt (in-mw ; rev. 4); Wsr-mAa.t-Ra 4tp.n-Ra anx wDA snb (king; onb.t of the temple of; obv. 6); PiAy (sS Hw.t-nTr ; obv.7); 2a-m-WAs.t (ir.y-aA n pA 2r ; obv. 7); Incomplete: PA -[...] (in-mw ; obv. 1)
Remarks: Terminology: wHm m Dr.t=f (rev. 6) is added later to the text. Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , pl. 19. Names, Titles: the lacuna preceeding Iw-itr.w (obv. ~2#-3) is reconstructed as [Fürsten] (von) Iw-itr.w by Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri, 38.

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