O. DeM 00305
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00808
  
Description: Yellow-red pottery, 7.5 x 13 cm, in two fragments. Black ink, one side, 3 lines. Damaged; beginning of line 3 lost.
Classification: journal : transfer
Keywords: death - donkey - place - work
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh IV, 17, pl. 19 (description, transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 332 (translation); Helck, Materialien III, (498) (translation); Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 50 (summary of contents, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 556 (transcription); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 90, no. 62 (translation, commentary)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 31 IV pr.t sw 17 (1); IV pr.t sw 27 (2)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 31 Ramesses III (Černý, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: The donkey of 1r is brought to the place of someone's (the writer's?) father, but dies ten days later after having been 'brought up'. See Remarks.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: 1r (1-2)
Remarks: Contents: for 'bringing up' ( ini r Hr.y ) a donkey and its subsequent death, cf. O. DeM 0 0 432.

Record last updated 2006-07-27


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