O. DeM 00324
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00817
Description: Yellow-grey pottery, 10 x 13.5 cm. Black ink, obverse 6 lines, reverse 4 lines, top obverse = top reverse. Complete but all lines quite pale, reverse 3 and 4 erased in antiquity.
Classification: letter
Keywords: basketry - boat - bread - junior - message - river-bank - vegetables
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh IV, 22, pl. 27 (description, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 538 and 539 (transcription); Wente, Letters , 156, no. 230 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: second half Dyn. 19 (Černý); Ramesses II (Kitchen, Wente)
Contents: A man writes to his daughter requesting regular deliveries of loaves to the river-bank for some young men. He also asks for baskets of bread and vegetables to be brought, which are to be transported by boat.
Terminology: NN n NN m anx wDA snb Hna Dd r nty (obv. ~1#); hAb (obv. 8); ky Dd (obv. 5)
Names/Titles: an-xa (obv. 1); Nbw-m-SA=s (sA.t of an-xa ; f.; obv. 1)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2006-07-27

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