O. DeM 00125
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00655
Description: Yellow pottery handle, 4 x 9 cm. Black ink, one side, 3 lines. Complete.
Classification: letter
Keywords: jewelry - payment - textile
Provenance: Bruyere excavations 1933-1934
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh II, 4, pls. 6 and 6A (description, transcription, photograph); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 96, no. 65 (translation, commentary); David, Legal Register , 237 (transliteration, translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 543 (transcription); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 75, no. 46.B (translation, commentary); Wente, Letters , 156, no. 229 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 or Dyn. 20 (Černý); Ramesses II ( David, Kitchen, Wente)
Contents: Anonymous female sender urges the addressee, a woman named 1nw.t-wDb.w , to procure a tunic in exchange for a ring, and to deliver it to the sender within 10 days(?).
Terminology: ky Dd n NN (1)
Names/Titles: 1nw.t-wDb.w (f.; 1)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2010-10-08

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