O. DeM 00124
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00068
  
Description: Red pottery, 10 x 15.5 cm. Black ink, obverse 6 lines, reverse 5 lines (much effaced), top obverse = bottom reverse. Complete.
Classification: letter - memorandum
Keywords: bread - chapel - offering - side - (of gang)
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 and 4, pls. 6-7 (description, transcription, photograph obverse); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 95 and 96, no. 64 (translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 565 and 566 (transcription); Wente, Letters , 139, no. 174 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 (Černý); Ramesses III (Kitchen, Wente)
Contents: Letter from the scribe Nfr-Htp to the deputy of the gang 1Ay , with an invitation to receive offering bread, and a reference to a discussion between the sender and the addressee held in the latter's chapel (xnw ).
Terminology: sxA.w n (obv. 4); ky Dd (obv. 3); Dd.n NN n NN (obv. 1)
Names/Titles: Nfr-Htp (sS ; obv. 1); 1Ay (idn.w n tA is.t ; obv. 1-2); 1w.t-nb.t (sic; for 1w.t-1r (deity); f.; or Nb.t-Hw.t (deity); f.; obv. 3, rev. ~3#?) Unclear: nTr [...] WAs.t (deity; 2-3; nTr.w nb.w WAs.t ?)
Remarks: Janssen, Commodity Prices , 458: 1w.t-nb.t (obv. 3) for 1w.t-1r .

Record last updated 2006-07-26


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