O. DeM 00132
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00634
Description: Grey/greenish pottery, 10 x 10 cm. Black ink, one side, 9 lines, much effaced, lines 8 and 9 illegible. Complete.
Classification: letter
Keywords: oracle - textile
Provenance: Bruyere excavations 1932-1933
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh II, 5, pl. 10 (description, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 99 and 100, no. 70 (translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 558 (transcription); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 41, no. 15.B (translation, commentary); Wente, Letters , 157, no. 232 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 (Černý); Ramesses II (Kitchen, Wente)
Contents: Letter from As.t to her sister Nbw-m-nw.t , with a request to weave a rwD -garment. Because of her "nakedness" the deified king Amenhotep has not appeared.
Terminology: m anx wDA snb (2); Hna Dd (2); Dd.n NN n NN (1-2)
Names/Titles: As.t (f.; 1); Imn-Htp anx wDA snb (deity; 4); Nbw-m-nw.t (sn.t of As.t ; f.; 2 ? see Remarks)
Remarks: Names, Titles: for Nbw-m-nw.t (2 ?) see Ranke, Personennamen I, 191, 2. Is the determinative N 1? See G. Moeller, Hieratische Palaeographie. Die aegyptische Buchschrift in ihrer Entwicklung von der fuenften Dynastie bis zur roemischen Kaiserzeit II, Leipzig 1927, no. 300.

Record last updated 2007-08-21

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