O. DeM 00317
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00795
Description: Yellow-red pottery, 13 x 12 cm. Black ink, obverse 7 lines, reverse 4 lines at right angles with lines on obverse. Corrections by scribe in obv. 3 and 5. Complete but lines on obverse partly washed away by water, lines on reverse much effaced.
Classification: letter
Keywords: paint(? see Remarks)
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh IV, 20 and 21, pl. 22 (description, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 537 and 538 (transcription); Wente, Letters , 154 and 155, no. 221 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 (Černý), Ramesses II (Kitchen, Wente)
Contents: Two letters by the scribe Nb-nTr.w : one to the scribe Ra-ms with a request for new ink(?), and one to his father, the scribe PAy (purport unclear; see Remarks).
Terminology: Dd.n NN n NN (rev. 1 - written Dd.n NN NN ); Dd.n NN n NN m anx wDA snb Hna Dd r nty (obv. 1-2)
Names/Titles: an. (Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; king; obv. ~4#); an. (Hr.y ; obv. 7); Imn (deity; obv. 2); PAy (sS ; it of Nb-nTr.w ; rev. 1); PtH (deity; obv. 3); Mnw (deity; obv. 3); Nb-nTr.w (sS ; obv. 1, rev. 1); Ra-ms (sS ; 1)
Remarks: Contents: r<y.t> (obv. 6) 'paint/ink'?

Record last updated 2006-07-27

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