O. DeM 00437
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01247
  
Description: Pottery sherd, 8 x 17 cm, in 2 fragments. Black ink, obverse 3 lines, reverse 4 lines, top obverse = top reverse. Damaged; lacunae in the middle of obv. 1, 2 and rev. 1, 2.
Classification: letter
Keywords: complaint - conflict - plaster - working
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; found in Grand Puits to the north of the temple, 27-02-1949; mark: 27.2.49 (GP)
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh V, 26, pl. 26 (description, transcription); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 212, no. 162 (translation, commentary); Wente, Letters , 134, no. 159 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 (Černý, Wente)
Contents: The writer reacts to a complaint made by the addressee about the delay of a plaster delivery.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: PtH (deity; rev. 2)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2006-07-27


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