O. DeM 00059
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00375
  
Description: Limestone , 9 x 10 cms. Damaged. One side, with 6 lines in black ink. The top has broken off, as well as flakes from the right and left edges. L. 1 and 6 are reduced to a few signs.
Classification: oath
Keywords: feast - oath - woodwork
Provenance: Deir el-Medina (?); mark: 15.1.31 (15-01-1931)
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh [I] , 16 (description), pl. 46-46 A (facsimile, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraca und Papyri , 84-85 no. 50 (translation, commentary); Menu, CRIPEL 1 (1973), 79-81, and Recherches , 234-236 (transliteration, translation, commentary of lines 3-5)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 ( Černý )
Contents: Oath about a haft (?) that is to be returned before (?) New Year's Day in the presence of the scribe Imn-nxt .
Terminology: wAH Imn wAH pA HoA anx wDA snb (~2#-3); m bAH NN (4)
Names/Titles: an. (pA HoA anx wDA snb ; king; 3); Imn (deity; ~3#); Imn-nxt (sS ; ~5#)
Remarks: The reconstruction of the lacuna in l. 3 in Allam, Hieratische Ostraca und Papyri , 85 n. 1, seems to derive from Malinine, BIFAO 46 (1947), 100 and n. 1.

Record last updated 2006-07-26


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