O. DeM 00558
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Description: Limestone, 11.5 x 15 cm. Black ink, obverse 8 lines, reverse 3 lines, top obverse = bottom reverse. Correction by scribe in obv. 7. Damaged; beginnings of obv. 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 and end of obv. 2 lost; ink faded or effaced in obv. 4, 6-8 and in lines on reverse.
Classification: letter
Keywords: basketry - pottery - payment - vessel(?) - bs (?) - onb.t
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; Kom du Grand Puits, 18-12-1950
Publication: Sauneron, Ostraca Deir El Medineh [VI], 3, pls. 6 and 6a (description, transcription, facsimile); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 131 and 132, no. 121 (translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 658 (transcription); Wente, Letters , 145, no. 193 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, Ramesses II (Kitchen, Wente)
Contents: The draughtsman Nb-Ra asks his colleague Nxt-Imn to take one Nx to court: the latter has not kept his promise to give some items to Nb-Ra . Nxt-Imn is to go together with the policeman PA-sr .
Terminology: NN n NN (obv. 1-2); xft Hr NN (rev. 3)
Names/Titles: PA-sr ( mDAy ; obv. 7); Nb-Ra ( sS-od ; obv. 1); Nx (obv. 3); Nxt-Imn ( sS-od ; obv. 2); 4r ( ir.y-aA ; rev. 3 ; cf. 4nr )
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2011-01-12


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