O. DeM 00856
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01901; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 02002 or O. IFAO inv. no SA 12002; see Remarks
Description: Pottery sherd, orange with yellow slip, 7 x 10 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 6 lines, reverse 5 lines. Top obverse = bottom reverse. Damaged: beginning of obverse 6 lost, all of reverse effaced, only a few signs remain legible.
Classification: account - journal(?) : delivery (see Remarks)
Keywords: fish
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 2, 36, 236 (photographs, description, transcription, facsimile of obverse, transliteration of obverse, translation of obverse, commentary).
Dates mentioned: sw 21 (obv. 1); II Ax.t sw 12 (obv. 2); III Ax.t sw 15 (obv. 3); III Ax.t sw 24 (obv. ~4#?); sw 16 (rev. 4, 5); sw 18 (rev. 5)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III ( end of reign ) or Ramesses IV (Grandet).
Contents: An account of fish deliveries on obverse. Reverse appears to be a journal; see Remarks.
Terminology: aHa (rev. 5?); m Dr.t NN (obv. 2, 4, 6); m Dr.t=f (obv. 1); hrw pn m Dr.t NN (obv. 5)
Names/Titles: Pn-PA-xnty (obv. 3, 5); Nb-mH.y.t (obv. ~6#); 2nsw-ms (obv. 2, 4)
Remarks: Numbers : the O. IFAO inv. no. SA number faded away during the cleaning of the reverse of the ostracon. Classification/Content(s): the reverse of the ostracon in very effaced with only some legible signs. These indicate that the text might be a journal according to Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 36.

Record last updated 2007-10-02

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