O. DeM 00448
Other nos.: O. IFAO 00882
  
Description: Limestone, 10.5 x 10.5 cm. Black ink, obverse 5 lines, reverse 3 lines, top obverse = bottom reverse. Damaged; ends of all lines on obverse and ends of lines 1 and 2 of reverse lost.
Classification: protocol : oracle
Keywords: copper - gang - oracle - woodwork
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Kom au nord-est du temple (according to Clere MSS.); found in 1946 (see Remarks); mark: N.E.T. 46
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh V, 29, pl. 28 (description, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 125 and 126, no. 112 (translation, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 318 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 541 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 30 III Ax.t sw 20 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 30 Ramesses III (Černý, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: The workman Imn-m-In.t submits a question about a bed to the oracle of Amenhotep, in the presence of the chief policeman MnTw-ms , one or two doorkeepers and the entire gang.
Terminology: aS ir.n NN (obv. 1-2); pAy=i nb nfr (obv. 3); m bAH NN (rev. 1-3); r Dd (obv. 3)
Names/Titles: an. ( pAy=i nb nfr ; deity; obv. 3); Imn-m-In.t ( rmT-is.t ; obv. ~1#-2); Imn-ms (obv. 5); Imn-Htp ( nswt ; deity; obv. ~2#); Pn-pA-iw ( ir.y-aA ; rev. ~2# - or Pn-pA-mr ); MnTw-ms ( Hr.y-mDAy ; rev. ~1#-2)
Remarks: Provenance: for findspot, see Bruyere, Rapport sur les fouilles de Deir El Medineh 1945-1946 , 55 and 65.

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