O. Cleveland CMA 1987.156 reverse
Other nos.: -
Description: Limestone, 31.2 x 18.2 cm. Inscribed on two sides, obverse drawing of Ramesses II suckled by goddess, and hieroglyphs ; reverse black ink, hieratic text (a) three(?) lines at top of ostracon, very effaced, and hieratic text (b) four(?) lines at bottom of ostracon, up side down with respect to the lines at the top. Top obverse = top reverse. Damaged: right and left lower corner of top obverse chipped off, beginning and end of reverse (a) 1 lost, beginnings of reverse (a) 2, 3 lost, beginning of reverse (b) 1 chipped off.
Classification: account : delivery
Keywords: bread - cakes - grain rations
Provenance: Ex collection Matthias Komor, New York; ex private collection, Baltimore MD; Garrison Forest School, 1965; sale New York, Sotheby's 24-25 November 1987, Antiquities and Islamic Art, lot no. 47, pp. 46-47; Given to Cleveland Museum in Honor of James N. Sherwin, Trustee 1957-1971 .
Publication: Berman, L. M., and K. J. Bohac, Catalogue of Egyptian Art. The Cleveland Museum of Art, New York 1999, 248-249 (description, photographs)
Dates mentioned: [...] II Ax.t sw 30 (rev. b 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, Ramesses II or later? (Berman and Bohac)
Contents: D eliver ies of bread and grain rations.
Terminology: m Dr.t NN (rev. b 1); di.t di.w ... [...] (rev. a 1) ; dmD (rev. b 2)
Names/Titles: 5d-sw-Imn (rev. b 1 ; written 5d-Imn )
Remarks: -

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