O. DeM 00401
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01374
  
Description: Limestone, 11 x 6.5 cm. Black ink, obverse 7 lines, reverse 9 lines; top obverse = top reverse. End of obv. 5 probably effaced by scribe. Damaged; beginnings of obv. 1, 7, rev. 7, 8 lost; only traces of rev. 9.
Classification: account - journal : delivery - duty - event - name
Keywords: bread - construction site - feast - fish - gang - offering - plaster - Valley of Kings - vegetables
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; found in Grand Puits to the north of the temple, 14-03-1949; mark: 14.3.49 (GP)
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh V, 17, pl. 16 (description, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 125 (transcription) see Remarks
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 2 III pr.t sw 4-9 (obv. ~1#, over obv. 6; rev. 1, 2, 3, 5)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 (Černý); year 2 Ramesses IV (Helck, Kitchen; see Remarks)
Contents: Journal recording guard duties and deliveries (bread, fish, vegetables); on III pr.t , day 4 , the gang celebrate and make offerings to Ptah in the Valley of Kings.
Terminology: m Dr.t NN (rev. ~3#-4, 5-6); hrw pn (obv. 1)
Names/Titles: Imn-nxt (rev. 5); Ir.y-aA (rev. 3); Wsr-HA.t (rev. ~1#); PA-mdw-nxt (obv. 6); PA-nSn.y (rev. ~3#-4); PtH (deity; obv. 2); Mnw-xa (rev. 2); Nb-smn sA Ra-iA (Hr.y-mDAy ; rev. 5-~6#); 4x.t aA.t (geo.; obv. 2)
Remarks: Publication: see also Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 379 and 380. Date attributed by Kitchen based on turnus of guard duties; see Helck, ZDMG 105 (1955), 38.

Record last updated 2006-07-27


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