O. DeM 00579
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Description: Greyish pottery, 25 x 13 cm. Black ink, obverse 19 lines (2 lines followed by 2 columns of ten and six lines: 3-13 and 14-19), reverse 4 lines, top obverse = top reverse. Obv. 3 cancelled with horizontal strokes; erasure by scribe in obv. 19. Reverse palimpsest. Complete.
Classification: account : deficit - payment - transfer
Keywords: copper - fat - jewelry - metalwork - oil (see Remarks) - paint - payment - vegetables - woodwork
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; Qurnet Murai North, 05-02-1951; see Bruyere, Rapport sur les fouilles de Deir El Medineh 1948-1951 , 88.
Publication: Sauneron, Ostraca Deir El Medineh [VI], 6, pls. 14 and 14a (description, transcription, facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 581 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III (Kitchen)
Contents: Obverse: list of items traded (swn ) with their value in dbn . Reverse: quantities of fat and oil given by one Ns-Imn , with total and remaining deficit.
Terminology: ir n (obv. 3, 4, 6, 10, 12, 15, 16, 18, rev. 3); wHm (obv. 7, 8, 9, 13); wDA.t (rev. 4); r di.t rx=tw ix.t nb i.swn=i (obv. 1-2); rdy.t NN (rev. 1); dmD (rev. 4)
Names/Titles: Ns-Imn (rev. 1)
Remarks: Keywords: read nHH instead of nDnD (Sauneron) in rev. 3.

Record last updated 2006-07-28


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