O. DeM 00863
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01812; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 01220 + O. IFAO inv. no. SA 12862
Description: Limestone, 17 x 11 cm, two joining fragments. Inscribed in black ink on two sides, obverse 8 lines, reverse 8 lines. Top obverse = top reverse. Palimpsest: traces of vertical lines apparently delineating old text columns, and a cartouche on obverse, a drawing of a standing man, and cartouches with hieroglyphic text perpendicular to the new text on reverse. Damaged: only a few signs remain of obverse 5, ends of obverse 6-7 lost, only a few signs remain of reverse 1, beginnings of reverse 4-8 lost, end of reverse 5 lost; see Remarks.
Classification: account : delivery
Keywords: flowers - plants
Provenance: Deir el-Medineh, Kom du Grand Puits, 18-03-1950
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 2, 41-41, 248-251 (photographs, facsimile, transcription, description, transliteration, translation, commentary; see Remarks).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III (end of reign) (Grandet).
Contents: An account of delivered plants and flowers.
Terminology: iny.t m Dr.t NN (obv. 1 ? ); Incomplete: rdy.t [...] ( rev. 1)
Names/Titles: Ir-sw (obv. 1) Incomplete: [...] 9sr-kA-Ra [...] Imn-Htp (king; rev. old text , hieroglyphic )
Remarks: Description/Publication: writing same as in O. DeM 0 0 863. Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 41, 94 . T he photograph, facsimile, and transcription of O. DeM 0 0 863 obverse are erroneously referred to as O. DeM 0 0 863 reverse, and vice versa in Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 248-251.

Record last updated 2007-02-22

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