O. DeM 00557
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Description: Pottery sherd, interior and edge pink, exterior dark grey, 20 x 16 cm, thickness 0.65 cm, in 3 fragments. Black ink, obverse 10 lines, reverse 1 line, top obverse = bottom reverse. End of obv. 2 erased by scribe; correction by scribe in obv. 3. Damaged; beginning of obv. 1 lost, incomplete at top.
Classification: account : deficit - hire
Keywords: bread - donkey - fruit - grain - plants - straw - term - vegetables - working
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; pit no. 1446, 01-02-1951 and 03-02-1951; see Bruyere, Rapport sur les fouilles de Deir El Medineh 1948-1951 , 111.
Publication: Sauneron, Ostraca Deir El Medineh [VI], 2 and 3, pls. 5 and 5a (description, transcription, facsimile); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 130 and 131, no. 120 (translation); Eichler, SAK 18 (1991), 183 and 184 (transliteration, translation, commentary obv.); Helck, Materialien III, (496) (translation); Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 51 (translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 570 (transcription); B. Menu, CRIPEL 1 (1973), 105 and 106, no. 30 (transliteration, translation - now also in: B. Menu, Recherches sur l'histoire juridique, economique et sociale de l'ancienne Egypte , Versailles 1982, 263, no. 30)
Dates mentioned: III Smw sw 6 (obv. 4); III Smw sw 22 (obv. 6); II Smw (obv. 8)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III (Kitchen)
Contents: Payments for the hire of a donkey; the items given are converted to 'working days' (hrw m bAk ).
Terminology: iw (obv. 3); ir n (obv. 2, 2, 3, 5, 9); wHm (obv. 4); wDA.t (obv. 2, 3, 10); r SAa (obv. 8; written ir SAa ); hrw n nHm (obv. 6)
Names/Titles: Iw=f-r-ix (in-mw ; obv. 7); Rt (obv. 7)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2009-10-23


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