O. DeM 00134
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00629
  
Description: Yellow pottery, 20 x 16 cm, 2 fragments. Black ink, obverse 2 columns: column I 13 lines, column II 8 lines, reverse 1 line, top obverse = bottom reverse, red dots before obv. I 2, 7, 13, II 1-4, 7, 8. Correction by scribe in obv. II 5. Damaged, ends of obv. I 11-13 and II 6-8 lost, unknown number of lines underneath obv. II lost, lacunae in middle of obv. II, 3-5. Palimpsest, traces of previous text underneath obv. I.
Classification: account : name - portion
Keywords: bread - cakes - feast - fish - fruit
Provenance: Bruyere excavations 1932-1933
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh II, 6, pl. 12 (description, transcription); Helck, Materialien IV, (652) (translation); Janssen, Village Varia , 59-61 (translation, commentary)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: end Dyn. 19 (Černý); Dyn. 20 (Janssen)
Contents: List of women with portions of assorted loaves; obv. I 10 and 11 and II 5 also mention fish, fruit and cakes; rev. total of loaves? Portions may be presents brought to a party; see Remarks.
Terminology: dmD (rev.?); ditto (obv. I 4, 5, 6, 7; II 2, 3, 4)
Names/Titles: Wab.t (f.; obv. I 6); Mw.t-m-Ip.t (f.; obv. I 4); Mna.t (f.; obv. II 3); Niw.t-nxt.ti (f.; obv. I 5); Nfr.t-ir.y (obv. I 7? see Remarks); 1ms.ti-Hr-a.wy=s (f.; obv. I 8); 1nw.t-mtr (f.; obv. I 1); Ki (f.; obv. I 13); 6A-iw-n=s (f.; obv. II 1); 6A-wr.t-m-Hb (f.; obv. II 4); 6A-wr.t-hr.ti (f.; obv. I 3); 6A-sk.t (f.; obv. II 2); 6wy (f.; obv. I 12) Incomplete: I [...] (f.? obv. II 6); Mr [...] (f.? obv. II 7)
Remarks: Names, Titles: Nfr.t-ir.y (obv. I 7?) read by Gutgesell, Datierung II, 408. Obv. I 12: read ao.w Sbn after name? Contents: for the explanation of this and similar texts, see Janssen, JEA 68 (1982), 253-258; idem, Village Varia , 55-86.

Record last updated 2006-07-26


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