O. DeM 00440
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01052
Description: Pottery sherd, 9 x 9.5 cm. Black ink, one side, 5 lines. Complete.
Classification: letter
Keywords: arrival - oil - treasury
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; found to the east of the temple on the slope of Qurnet Murai, 19-02-1940; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh V, 27, pl. 26 (description, transcription); Helck, Materialien IV, (696) (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 639 (transcription); Wente, Letters , 153, no. 217 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 (Černý); Ramesses II (Kitchen, Wente)
Contents: Anonymous writer to the scribe Ra-ms about his arrival at the treasury in Thebes, where he is assigned 10 jars of oil.
Terminology: n NN (1); Hna Dd r nty (2-3)
Names/Titles: an. (idn.w of im.y-r pr-HD ; 4); an. (pA im.y-r pr-HD ; 3); Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; 2); Niw.t (geo.; 4); Ra-ms (sS ; 1)
Remarks: Provenance: for findspot, see Bruyere, Rapport sur les fouilles de Deir El Medineh 1935-1940 , fasc. I, p. 11; fasc. II, pp. 151 and 152. See also P. DeM 28, 30 and 31.

Record last updated 2006-07-27

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