O. DeM 00342
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00803
  
Description: Pottery sherd, 6.5 x 8.5 cm. Black ink, obverse 4 lines, reverse 2 lines, top obverse = bottom reverse. Damaged; ends of obv. 1-4 and rev. 1 lost.
Classification: note : dispute(?)
Keywords: oracle
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh V, 2, pl. 1 (description, transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 375 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 128 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 2 IV Ax.t sw 19 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 (Černý); year 2 Ramesses IV (Helck, Kitchen) or later reign (Kitchen)
Contents: A dispute between the workman BAk(-n)-wrnr (?) and a chief policeman (Nb-smn ?) is settled by an oracle; the workman is found right and is paid an amount of copper.
Terminology: hrw n [...] NN irm NN (obv. ~1-2#)
Names/Titles: an. (pA sS n pA 2r ; rev. 2); Nb-smn (obv. ~4#) Incomplete BAk [...] (rmT-is.t ; rev. 1: BAk-wrnr or BAk-n-wrnr ?); [...] nr (obv. [1]-2: BAk-wrnr or BAk-n-wrnr ?); [...] (rmT-is.t ; obv. ~3#); [...] (Hr.y-mDAy ; obv. ~2# = Nb-smn ?)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2006-07-27


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