O. DeM 00389
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01075
  
Description: Limestone, 16 x 7.5 cm. Black ink, obverse 15 lines, reverse 11 lines; top obverse = bottom reverse. Corrections by scribe in obv. 9, 15, rev. 5, 8, 11. Palimpsest; obv. 1-3 written over erased text. Complete.
Classification: journal : absence - labour - name
Keywords: carrying stones - illness - inactivity - work - sm.t (?)
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, 10-03-1940 (see Remarks).
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh V, 14, pl. 13 (description, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 237 and 238 (transcription); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: I Smw sw 15-18 (obv. 1, 2, 4, 5, 5, 7, 7-8, 9); II Smw sw 1-5 (obv. 10, 11, 12, rev. 5, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9, 9, 10)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 (Černý); Amenmesse (Kitchen); year 2 Amenmesse(?) (Helck)
Contents: Days of I and II Smw with the names of workmen absent or inactive. Special mention of workmen who were ordered by the scribe On-Hr-xpS=f to carry stones 'on top of the mountains'.
Terminology: wsf (obv. 8, 10, 12, rev. 5, 6, 7, 7-8, 9, 10); mi.t.t nA n rmT.w nty m a NN (obv. 12-13); mr (obv. 4, 5 , 7, 10 ) ; NN m sm.t (?) (obv. 1-2, 2-3, 6)
Names/Titles: BAk (obv. 4, 5, 7, 10, rev. 5, 6, 7, 10); PA-TAw-m-di-Imn (obv. 9, rev. 6-7); Pn-Imn (rev. 4); Mso.t (geo.; rev. 4 - see Remarks); Nb-nfr (obv. 1, 2-3, 6); 1r-nfr (rev. 4); 1sy-sw-nb=f (obv. 8, 11, rev. 8, 11); 4A-WAD.t (obv. 1, 3, 6); On-Hr-xpS=f (sS ; obv. 13)
Remarks: Provenance is probably area east of Hathor temple precinct; cf. Bruyere, Rapport sur les fouilles de Deir El Medineh 1935-1940 , fasc. I, p. 11; fasc. II, pp. 151 and 152. Publication: see also Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 108 and 109. Names: Mso.t ( Wb II, 149, 17) or Mso (Černý, Community of Workmen , 330, note 9)?

Record last updated 2006-07-27


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