O. DeM 00834
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01844
  
Description: Limestone, 7 x 9.5 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 4 lines, reverse 3 lines. Top obverse = top reverse. Damaged: only traces remain of obverse 1, beginning and end of obverse 2 lost, beginnings of reverse 1-2 lost.
Classification: account - letter(?) : event - labour
Keywords: place - term - working
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Kom du Grand Puits, 09-12-1950; mark: KGP. 9 12.50.
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 1, 15-16, 202-203 (photographs, facsimile, description, transcription, transliteration, translation, commentary); Grandet, in: Deir el-Médineh et la Vallée des Rois , 219-220, 232 (transliteration, translation, commentary, facsimile, transcription).
Dates mentioned: SAa m rnp.t-sp 2 [...] r rnp.t-sp 2 II Smw sw 30 (obv. ~2#-3; possibly: SAa m rnp.t-sp 2 I pr.t sw 1 r rnp.t-sp 2 II Smw sw 30; see Remarks )
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 2 Ramesses IV? (Grandet).
Contents: A ccount (obv.) and letter ( rev. ?) from an unknown author to an unknown recipient, mentioning a specified time period and working in(?) the mountain without becoming tired; see Remarks.
Terminology: ir n (obv. 3); m s.t tn SAa m rnp.t-sp Y [...] r rnp.t-sp Y Abd Y sw Y (obv. ~2#-3)
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Date(s) mentioned: restoration SAa m rnp.t-sp 2 I pr.t sw 1 r rnp.t-sp 2 II Smw sw 30 (obv. ~2#-3) by Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 15. Content(s): the same event, which may be that of the excavation of the tomb of Ramesses IV, may be referred to in O. DeM 0 0 893. Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 15.

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