O. DeM 00056
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00093
Description: Limestone , 8 x 9 cms. Damaged. Two sides. The obverse contains 6 lines in black ink, the reverse 1 in black ink. Top obverse = bottom reverse. In obverse l. 1-3 some damage occurs just before the end of the line.
Classification: oath
Keywords: cattle - oath - payment
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Kom de decombres au sud du village (according to Clere MSS.); mark: KS
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh [I], 15-16 (description), pl. 45-45 A (facsimile, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 82-83 no. 47 (translation, commentary); David, Legal Register , 228 (transliteration, translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 502 (transcription); Malinine, BIFAO 46 (1947), 102-105 (transcription, translation, commentary); Wilson, JNES 7 (1948), 147-148, no. 111 (translation); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 170 no. 124 (translation); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 269 (translation in outline of content other source)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 25 III Ax.t sw 13 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 25 Ramesses III ( Černý, Allam, Kitchen, Helck )
Contents: Oath about the price of a piece of cattle (50 deben), which will not be contested in the future.
Terminology: anx n nb anx wDA snb (obv. 1); wAH Imn wAH pA HoA anx wDA snb (obv. 2-3); m bAH NN (rev.); Dd.t.n NN (obv. 2, written Dd.n NN )
Names/Titles: an. (pA HoA anx wDA snb ; king; obv. ~3#); Imn (deity; obv. 3); Nfr-Htp (rmT-is.t ; rev.); 2a-m-WAs.t (ir.y-aA ; obv. 2)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2010-10-08

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