O. DeM 00681
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01568; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 08928
Description: Grey yellow pottery sherd, 9 x 10.5 cm. Black ink, two sides: obverse 6 lines, reverse 4 lines; top obverse = bottom reverse. Damaged; broken off at left edge of obverse, ends of obverse lines 1-5 missing, obverse lines 1, 3 and 5 partly effaced.
Classification: letter
Keywords: basketry - woodwork
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Grand Puits, 17-12-1950
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh [VII], 13, pl. 21 (description, transcription); Wente, Letters , 155-156 no. 226 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, Ramesses II ? (Wente); see Remarks
Contents: A message from scribe 2ay to 'his brother' (sn=f ) PA-Hy asking to send him a basket and to give some items to other named people.
Terminology: NN Hr nD xr.t n NN m anx wDA snb Hna Dd (obv. ~1#)
Names/Titles: PA-Hy (sn of 2ay ; obv. ~1#?); 1r (rev. 4); 2ay (sS ; obv. 1; see Remarks) Incomplete: Pn-an [...] (obv. 3); [...]- n-inh (f.; obverse 3?)
Remarks: Date attributed and Names, Titles: for the scribe 2ay see Davies, Who's W ho at Deir el-Medina , 154.

Record last updated 2007-10-08

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