O. DeM 00621 + O. DeM 00829 reverse
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01080 reverse; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 02491 reverse
  
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
Keywords: beer(?) - fat - incense - leather - meat - vessel - atx.y - prt (?)
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; (a) DeM 621 Kom du Grand Puits, 28-12-1950; (b) DeM 829 north of temple precinct, 10 March 1940 (communication by J. Černý, 11 June 1958); see Remarks
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Médinéh VIII, 76, 77 and 214 (description, transliteration, translation, commentary, facsimile and transcription of DeM 00 829 reverse; photograph of DeM 00 621 + 00 829 reverse); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 85 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 152 (transcription) ; Sauneron, Ostraca Deir El Medineh [VI], 14 and 15, pls. 32 and 32a (description; transcription and facsimile of O. DeM 621 reverse )
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 2 III Ax.t sw 2 (rev. 1?); rnp.t-sp 2 III Ax.t sw 18 (rev. 8)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, year 2 Merenptah (Grandet, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: List of items associated with (r a ) various workmen.
Terminology: r a NN (rev. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12)
Names/Titles: PA-nbw (rev. 5; for Pn-nbw ?); PA-Sd (rev. 4); Nb-nfr sA WAD-ms (rev. 7, 9, 10); Nfr-Htp (rev. 11); Nfr-Htp (aA n is.t ; rev. 2); Nxt-Mnw (rev. 3); Ra-ms (rev. 12); 1y-nfr (rev. 6)
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.

Record last updated 2009-10-23


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