O. DeM 00643
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01256; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 04101 + O. IFAO inv. no. SA 04103
  
Description: Grey pottery sherd, 26.5 x 22 cm, in 8 fragments. Black ink, obverse 14 lines, reverse 4 lines, top obverse = bottom reverse. Damaged; beginnings of obv. 10-14 lost, end of obv. 14 lost, lacunae in obv. 13 and 14. Lines on reverse largely illegible.
Classification: account : name - portion
Keywords: basketry - beer - bread - cakes - grain - mat - vegetables (see Remarks) - vessel
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Grand Puits, 12-04-1949 and 15-04-1949
Publication: Cern Ostraca Deir El Medineh [VII], 5, pl. 9 (description, transcription); Janssen, Village Varia , 67 and 68 (translation and commentary of obverse); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 602 and 603 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III or Ramesses IV (Janssen); Ramesses III (Kitchen)
Contents: List of items given by a number of persons, most of them women (see Remarks).
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: As.t (f.; rev. 3); Wab.t (f.; obv. 10); Wab.t sA.t Ipwy (f.; obv. 11); Bs (f.; obv. 7; see Remarks); PA-TA (obv. 2; for PA-Tr ? see Remarks); Pn-ano.t (obv. 12); Mw.t-m-Ip.t (f.; obv. 7); MnTw-PA-1apy (obv. 3); Mr.w.t-Mw.t tA Nfr-Hr (f.; obv. 10); Nb-nfr (obv. ~9#?); Nbw-m-ir.y (f.; obv. 4); Ns-Imn (obv. ~4#); 1Ay (pA idn.w ; obv. 1); 1ms.ti-Hr-a.wy=s (f.; obv. 12); 1nw.t-wa.ti (f.; obv. 6); 1nw.t-wa.ti (Hm.t of Ms ; f.; obv. 8); 1nw.t-n.t-Xnw (f.; obv. ~13#, ~14#); 6A-wr.t-m-Hb (f.; obv. 8); 6A-wr.t-hr.ti (f.; obv. 5) Incomplete: MnTw-Hr- [...] (rev. 4); [...] -nxt (rev. 3; or Nxt ?)
Remarks: Keywords: wAD smw mrw "vegetables, bundles" in obv. 9-12. See Janssen, Commodity Prices , 359 and 360; cf. idem, Village Varia , 68, note g: "bundles of papyrus(?)" ; Johnson, GM 150 (1996), 75-80 . Contents: for the interpretation of this and similar lists, see Janssen, Village Varia , 55-86. Names, Titles: for PA-TA / PA-Tr , see Janssen, Village Varia , 68 (b); for Bs as a woman's name, see ibid., 59 (p).

Record last updated 2009-04-22


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