O. DeM 00438
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01272
Description: Red pottery vase fragment, 7 x 13.5 cm, in 2 fragments. Black ink, obverse 2 lines, reverse 2 lines, top obverse = top reverse. Damaged; lacuna in the middle of rev. 1.
Classification: letter
Keywords: document
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; found in Grand Puits to the north of the temple, 12-04-1949 and 18-04-1949; marks: 12.4.49 (GP); 18.4.49 (GP)
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh V, 26 and 27, pl. 26 (description, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 157 (transcription); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 130, no. 94 (translation, commentary); Wente, Letters , 166, no. 275 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20 (Černý); Ramesses IV (Kitchen, Wente)
Contents: The scribe PiAy writes to the scribe Imn-ms about finishing one chapter of a text.
Terminology: NN Dd n NN r Dd (obv. 1-2)
Names/Titles: Imn-ms (sS ; obv. 1); PiAy (sS ; obv. 1)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2006-07-27

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