O. DeM 00245
Other nos.: -
  
Description: Yellow-grey pottery, 9 x 11.5 cm. Black ink, one side, 5 lines. Damaged; ends of all lines lost, only traces of line 1, unknown number of lines lost on top.
Classification: deposition(?)
Keywords: donkey - grain - oath - payment
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh IV, 2, pl. 1 (description, transcription); Helck, Materialien III, (494) (translation); Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 25-26 (summary of contents, commentary); Menu, CRIPEL 1 (1973), 106, no. 31 - now also in: B. Menu, Recherches sur l'histoire juridique, economique et sociale de l'ancienne Egypte , Versailles 1982, 263 and 264 (transliteration)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 (Černý)
Contents: The speaker has apparently not received the payment for the hire of his donkey, and he wishes the one who hired it to take an oath in which he promises to pay.
Terminology: anx n nb anx wDA snb r Dd (~2#-3, 4)
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Between lines 2 and 3 is written the word aA 'donkey'; see Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Médinéh VIII, 77.

Record last updated 2006-07-27


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