O. DeM 00121
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00050
Description: Limestone, 8 x 12 cm. Black ink, obverse 6 lines, reverse 2 lines, top obverse = bottom reverse, large hieratic sign (Gardiner Y 3/Moeller 537) upside down through obverse 3. Complete.
Classification: letter
Keywords: basketry - beans - document - message
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Kom de decombres au sud du village (according to Clere MSS.), 22-01-1930; mark: 22.1.30 KS
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh II, 3, pls. 5 and 5A (description, transcription, facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 565 (transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 95, no. 63 (translation, commentary); Wente, Letters , 162, no. 255 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 (Černý); Ramesses III (Kitchen, Wente)
Contents: Letter from the scribe Nfr-Htp to the chantress of Amun 1w.t-1r (his wife?), with the request to send some beans.
Terminology: NN n NN (obv. 1); Sa.t (obv. 2)
Names/Titles: Nfr-Htp (sS ; obv. 1); 1w.t-1r (Sma.y.t n Imn ; f.; obv. 1)
Remarks: Keywords: irwy for iwry "beans".

Record last updated 2006-07-26

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