O. DeM 00036
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00224 + 00233-00234
  
Description: Yellow-red pottery (vase fragment), 11 x 16 and 12 x 30 cms. Damaged (two pieces). Two sides, with 16 lines in black ink on the obverse, and 8 lines on the reverse. A small column of 4 lines is added to the left of l. 13-15, separated by a stroke. The upper and lower fragments no longer join. Between them more than one line is lost. In l. 7-9 and 16 the writing is erased at the end, in l. 14-15 in the middle. Broken off at the bottom. The writing on the reverse is mostly lost. Top obverse = bottom reverse. Correction by the scribe in obverse l. 13.
Classification: account - journal : delivery - duty - event - name - portion
Keywords: beer - conflict - dates - document (?) - firewood - fish - grain rations - painting (?) - passing (guard posts) - pottery - term - side (of gang)
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Kom de decombres au sud du village (according to Clere MSS.); mark: 18.1.30 KS / 19.1.30 KS (18-01-1930 and 19-01-1930)
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh [I] , 9 (description), pl. 16, 29 (transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 547-548 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 330-331 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 31 I pr.t sw 19 (rev. 1); sw 29 (rev. 6), sw 30 (rev. 8); rnp.t-sp 31 II pr.t sw 1-4 (obv. 1-7); II pr.t sw 14-18 (obv. 8-13); additional dates mentioned on the obverse: IV Ax.t (II 1); I pr.t sw 10 ([10], 11); I pr.t sw 20 (above 13, 14); I pr.t sw 30 (5); II pr.t (15, 16); II pr.t sw 5 (?) (II 2); II pr.t sw 12 (II 3); II pr.t sw 20 (15)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 31 Ramesses III ( Černý, Kitchen, Helck )
Contents: Delivery of various commodities; duty roster; events: the scribe Nxw-m-Mw.t has an argument with 'his people' ( obv. 1-2); the gang passes the guard posts ( obv. 9).
Terminology: iw m Dr.t pA od (obv. 5, rev. ~8#) iw m Dr.t NN (obv. 10); iw n Abd Y (obv. 14); iw=w n Abd Y (obv. [10], above 11, above 13); wDA.t (obv. 15); wDA.t=f (obv. 15); m Dr.t NN (obv. 7, ~8#, 11, ~12#, 12, rev. 2, 6); mH (obv. 11, 14); n Abd Y (obv. 5); r SAa Abd Y (obv. II 1); smHy (obv. 7); sS=n (obv. II 4); dmD (obv. 13)
Names/Titles: an. (pA od ; obv. 5, rev. ~8#); Any-nxt ( obv. ~ 9#); Imn-m-Ip.t ( obv. 11); Wsr-HA.t ( rev. 6); BAk-n-2nsw ( obv. 10, 11, 12); PA-nSn.y ( obv. 6); Pn-ano.t ( obv. 5); Pn-PA-xnty sA 2nsw-ms ( rev. 6); PtH-ms (Sad-xt ; obv. 12); Nfr-Hr ( obv. 10); Nfr-Htp ( obv. 4); Nxw-m-Mw.t (sS ; obv. 1); 2a-m-WAs.t ( obv. 6); 2a-m-Nwn ( obv. 3); Incomplete: PA-[...]-pA-... (?) (in-mw ; 8)
Remarks: On account of the dates mentioned, Černý's recto is in fact the reverse and vice versa. O. DeM 0 0032 - O. DeM 0 0047 were all written by the same scribe; see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 72-82.

Record last updated 2006-07-26


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