O. DeM 00319
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00801
Description: Limestone, 10 x 22 cm. Black ink, obverse 6 lines, reverse 1 line on upper part; top obverse = bottom reverse. Correction by scribe in obv. 2 and 3, one sign erased by scribe in obv. 4. Complete, but only traces of second half of obv. 6.
Classification: account
Keywords: enemy - house - mat - payment - woodwork
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, found within Ptolemaic temple precinct on 25 January 1939; 'Temple ptolemaique et Cachettes Baraize' (according to Clere MSS.), 25-01-1939; mark: [hieroglyphic sign O 6] 25.1.39
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh IV, 21, pl. 24 (description, transcription); Helck, Materialien V, (914) (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 334 and 335 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: mid Dyn. 20 (Černý); Dyn. 19, Seti II (Kitchen)
Contents: List of items belonging to the speaker's father, which are now in the possession of one 6nr-MnTw . Something (the aforementioned items, or one of these?) has been taken by 6nr-MnTw when 'the enemy had come', and given to someone else (2a-m-sbA.w ?); the speaker says he has paid an amount of emmer wheat for this.
Terminology: r rdi.t rx=tw sdbH ... nty a.wy NN (obv. 1-2)
Names/Titles: 2a-m-sbA.w (rev.); 6nr-MnTw (obv. 2, ~5-6#)
Remarks: Contents: for kHs 'chair', see J.E. Hoch, Semitic Words in Egyptian Texts of the New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period , Princeton, New Jersey 1994, 336 and 337, no. 496. Kitchen: 'list of burial goods'.

Record last updated 2006-07-27

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