O. DeM 00246
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00127
Description: Pink pottery, 14 x 12 cm. Black ink, one side, 2 columns (4 lines in column I and 6 lines in column II) surrounded by the outline of a stela with a round top. Traces of sign(s) erased by scribe over column I, line 1. Complete; slight damage in outline (top right and bottom left).
Classification: letter
Keywords: painting - stela
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Kom de decombres au sud du village (according to Clere MSS.), 12-01-1930; mark: 12.1.30 KS
Publication: Moje, BIFAO 106 (2006), 183-192 (description, photograph, facsimile, transliteration, translation, commentary); Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh IV, 2, pl. 2 (description, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 566 (transcription); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 98, no. 70 (translation, commentary); Van Walsem, in: Gleanings from Deir el-Medina , 193-196 (translation, commentary); Wente, Letters , 139, no. 175 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: first half Dyn. 20 (Černý , Moje ); Ramesses III (Kitchen, Wente)
Contents: Anonymous sender asks for an object (stela?), with a draft of the scribe Pn-6A-wr.t adoring Montu on it, to be sent quickly.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: Pn-6A-wr.t (sS ; II 3); MnTw (deity; II 1)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2007-05-21

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