O. DeM 00621 + O. DeM 00829 obverse
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01080 obverse; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 02491 obverse
  
Description: Pottery sherd, in 2 fragments: (a) DeM 621 pink, 9 x 21 cm; (b) DeM 829 orange with yellow slip, 6.5 x 4 cm. Black ink, obverse 9 lines (with red characters in lines 3, 4, 8 and 9, black line under part of line 5); reverse 12 lines; top obverse = right edge of reverse. Complete; perhaps slight damage at end of obv. 4.
Classification: account : portion - transfer
Keywords: gang - grain rations - servant - side (of gang)
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; (a) DeM 621 Kom du Grand Puits, 28-12-1950; (b) DeM 829 north of temple precinct, 10-03-1940 (communication by J. Černý, 11 June 1958); see Remarks
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Médinéh VIII, 76, 77 and 213 (description, transliteration, translation, commentary, facsimile and transcription of DeM 00 829 obverse; photograph of DeM 00 621 + 00 829 obverse); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 528 and 529 (transcription); see Remarks ; Sauneron, Ostraca Deir El Medineh [VI], 14 and 15, pls. 31 and 31a (description, transcription and facsimile of O. DeM 621 obverse )
Dates mentioned: IV pr.t sw 20 (obv. 1); I Smw (obv. 1, 2, 3); II Smw (obv. 4); rnp.t-sp 64 I Smw sw 12 (obv. 5); III pr.t (obv. 5); I Smw (obv. 5); II Smw (obv. 5); I Smw (obv. 6); II Smw (obv. 7); I Smw (obv. 8)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, year 63 Ramesses II and year 64 Ramesses II (Grandet, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Grain rations for some months for the right and left sides of the gang.
Terminology: ir n (obv. 1, 3, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 8); wa nb (obv. 1, 3, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 8); rdy.t n=sn n Abd Y (obv. 2); rdy.t r di.w n Abd Y (obv. 1); rdy.t r di.w n tA ri.t smHy n Abd Y (obv. 6); Xr HA.t (obv. 5); tA is.t n Abd Y (obv. 3); tA ri.t wnmy (obv. 1); di.w n Hm.w.t n wnmy (obv. 5); dmD (obv. 2, 4, 7, 9)
Names/Titles: an. (pA aA n is.t ; obv. 1, 2, 4, 7, 8); an. (pA sS ; obv. 1, 2, 4); an. (Hm.w.t n wnmy ; f.; obv. 5); an. (Hm.t ; f.; obv. 6, 9); an. (TAy-mDA.t ; obv. 7); WiA-mn.ti (obv. 5? cf. PA-wiA-mn ); PA-Sd (obv. 3); Pn-Imn (obv. 4); Mry-4xm.t (obv. 4); Nb-n-mAa.t (obv. 8); Nx (obv. 8)
Remarks: Provenance is probably area east of Hathor temple precinct; cf. Bruyere, Rapport sur les fouilles de Deir El Medineh 1935-1940 , fasc. I, p. 11; fasc. II, pp. 151 and 152. Publication: see also Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 79.

Record last updated 2009-10-23


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