O. DeM 00562
Other nos.: -
Description: Limestone, 13 x 8 cm. Black ink, obverse 8 lines, reverse 6 lines, top obverse = top reverse. Corrections by scribe in obv. 3 and rev. 6. Complete but much writing effaced in obv. 5-8.
Classification: letter
Keywords: complaint - illness(?) - milk - sandals
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; Kom du Grand Puits, 18-12-1950
Publication: Sauneron, Ostraca Deir El Medineh [VI], 3-4, pls. 8 and 8a (description, transcription, facsimile); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 133, no. 123 (translation); Wente, Letters , 159, no. 239 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: mid-Dyn. 19 (Wente)
Contents: A woman named 2r complains to one Mnw-ms about a pair of sandals taken away by the latter. Mnw-ms is urged to bring some items to the sender, and not to neglect her while she is ill.
Terminology: mi.t.t (obv. 8); nfr sDm=k (rev. 6); Dd.n NN n NN (obv. 1-2)
Names/Titles: Mnw-ms (obv. 2); 2r (f.; obv. 1)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2006-07-27

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