O. DeM 00719
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01664 ; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 11654
  
Description: Pottery sherd with traces of plaster (?), orange with red slip, 8.5 x 12 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 2, reverse 3 lines. Top obverse = bottom reverse. Palimpsest; remains of text washed off on obverse. Damaged: ends of obverse 1-2 lost.
Classification: account : transfer
Keywords: document (?) - grain - oil - painting (?)
Provenance: Found among huts on the mountain pass (Station du Col) between Deir el-Medina and Valley of Kings in 1936(?).
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh VIII, 5, 21, 121 (photographs ; see Remarks, facsimile (reverse), transcription (reverse), transliteration, translation, commentary).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III (end of reign), or Ramesses IV (beginning of reign) (Grandet).
Contents: An account of a transfer of paintings or documents by (?) the draughtsman Nb-nfr .
Terminology: dmD (obv. 1, rev. 1, 3)
Names/Titles: Nb-nfr (sS-od ; rev. 2)
Remarks: Publication: the side of the ostracon which on the photograph is labelled verso is, when transliterated by editor, labelled recto. Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh VIII, 21, 121.

Record last updated 2006-07-28


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