O. Cairo CG 25555 + O. DeM 00999
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 51517; O. IFAO 01280
  
Description: Limestone, 15 x 21 cms. Damaged (three pieces). Obverse: 8 lines in black ink; reverse: 8 lines in black ink. Obverse, 3-4 are damaged at the end, l. 7-8 at the beginning. Reverse, 1-2 are damaged at the beginning, 1-3 at the end, 7-8 were erased by the scribe but some traces remain. The beginnings of obv. l. 7-8 is now O. DeM 0999 (5 x 8.5 cms.)
Classification: protocol : division - oracle
Keywords: apportioning - door - oracle - place - storehouse - woodwork - mtim
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; excavation of temple by Baraize (1912); mark: DM; O. DeM 0999 bears the mark 12.4.49 GP (Grand Puits, 12-04-1949).
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 21 (description), 43* (transcription), pl. XXVII (photograph); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 59-61, no. 29 (translation, commentary); Černý, BIFAO 30 (1931), 493-496 (translation, commentary); Daressy, ASAE 27 (1927), 161-162 (transcription); Helck, Materialien III, (343) (translation of part of ostracon, corrected in Helck, Materialien V, 745); Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, xix, 10, 154, 155, and 447 (photograph, facsimile, transcription, description, transliteration, translation, commentary of O. DeM 0999); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 456-457 (transcription); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 178-180 no. 135 (translation); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 229 and 232 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 13 III Smw sw 24 (obv. 1); rnp.t-sp 14 I Smw sw 19 (obv. 5)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 13 Ramesses III (Allam, Černý, Kitchen); year 13 Ramesses III and year 14 Ramesses III (Helck)
Contents: Dispute about the right of way (wA.t n Sm , mtm n ao pr ) connected with the storehouse of a Knr , now belonging to the workman 1Ay son of 1y , but contested by workman Pn-6A-wr.t , who is found in the wrong by the oracle of Imn-Htp . The workman 1Ay also addresses the oracle about a wooden shed (?) belonging to the woman 1w.t-ii .
Terminology: anx n nb anx wDA snb (rev. [[7]]); aS ir.n NN (obv. 5); m bAH mtr.w (rev. 4); m bAH NN (rev. [[7]] (?)); m hrw pn (obv. ~6#); m Dd (DeM 0999 obv. 3); r Dd (obv. 6, rev. ~8#)
Names/Titles: Any-nxt (wab ; rev. 6); Ii-r-niw.t=f (wab ; rev. 5); Ipwy (rev. 5); Imn-nxt (wab ; rev. 6); Imn-Htp (deity; obv. 5, rev. [[7]]); Wn-nfr (sS ; obv. 2, rev. 4); Pn-6A-wr.t (rmT-is.t ; obv. 5); Nfr-Hr (wab ; rev. 6); Nfr-Htp (wab ; rev. 5); Nxw-m-Mw.t (aA n is.t ; obv. 2, 3); 1Ay (aA n is.t ; rev. 4); 1Ay (obv. 6, DeM 0999 obv. 2); 1Ay (rmT-is.t ; obv. 2, rev. 1); 1Ay sA 1y (rmT-is.t ; obv. 4); 1w.t-ii (f.; anx n niw.t ; rev. 3); 1r (sS-od ; obv. 3); 2nsw (obv. 2); 2nsw (AT.w ; rev. 5); Knr (obv. 1, 4); Knr (wab ; rev. 6)
Remarks: For a storehouse of Knr , see also O. Geneva 12550.

Record last updated 2007-09-18


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