O. DeM 00297
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00382
Description: Red-grey pottery, 14 x 13 cm. Black ink, obverse 9 lines (including obv. 3a and 4a, which were added later, and in smaller characters), reverse 3 lines, top obverse = top reverse; end of obv. 7 in red ink. Damaged; only lower parts of signs of obv. 1 preserved; end of obv. 2 lost, beginnings of lines on reverse lost, unknown number of lines lost on top of obverse and probably also on top of reverse.
Classification: account : portion - transfer
Keywords: chapel - copper - donkey - feast - procession - straw - vegetables - village - water - woodwork - Hmy
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh IV, 15, pl. 16 (description, transcription); Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 61 (summary of contents of reverse, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 259 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: sw 10 + x (rev. ~1# and ~2#?); see Remarks
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 (Černý); Ramesses V (Kitchen)
Contents: List of items for various individuals; (partly?) on the occasion of the festivals of Mut and Amenhotep. Reverse: text about a donkey and water.
Terminology: ir n (obv. 4, 4); wa nb (obv. 4); wHm (obv. 5); nty a.wy NN (obv. ~1#, 2, 3, 6); nty n=f (obv. 3a, 4a); dmD (rev. 2)
Names/Titles: Ii-r-niw.t=f (obv. ~1#); Imn-m-Ip.t (obv. 6); Imn-Htp anx wDA snb (obv. 4a); Bs (obv. 5); PA-sd (obv. 2 - written PAy-sd ); Mw.t (deity; f.; obv. 3a, 5); 2a-m-WAs.t (obv. 3); pA dmi (geo.; obv. 6)
Remarks: Dates mentioned: note also pA Xnn Mw.t (obv. 3a) and Pn-Imn-Htp (obv. 4a) ; both probably names of eponymous feasts (see Van Walsem, in: Gleanings from Deir el-Medina , 222 and 224).

Record last updated 2006-07-27

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