O. DeM 00894
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01801; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 00402 + O. IFAO inv. no. SA 04302
  
Description: Thick pottery sherd with yellow slip, 11.5 x 7 cm, two joining fragments. Inscribed on one side (convex) in black ink, 4 lines. Damaged: beginnings of lines 3-4 lost, ends of lines 1-4 lost; see Remarks.
Classification: journal : delivery(?) - labour
Keywords: fish(?) - gang - inactivity
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Grand Puits, 13-03-1950 (O. IFAO inv. no. SA 00420) and 15-04-1949 (O. IFAO inv. no. SA 04302).
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 3, 67-68, 305 (photograph, facsimile, transcription, description, transliteration, translation, commentary).
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 2 [...] (1); II Ax.t sw 25 (2); [...] Ax.t sw 26 (3; possibly II Ax.t sw 26; see Remarks); [...] Ax.t sw 1 (4?)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 2 Ramesses IV, or year 2 Ramesses V ( ? ) (Grandet).
Contents: A journal recording absence from work, and possibly a delive ry of fish.
Terminology: wsf tA is.t (~3#)
Names/Titles: Wsr-HA.t-nxt ( wHa ; ~4#) Incomplete: Imn- [...] (2)
Remarks: Description: O. DeM 0 0 894 may be a fragment belonging to the text written on O. DeM 0 0 895. However, O. DeM 0 0 894 and O. DeM 0 0 895 do not join. Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 68. Date(s) mentioned: r estoration II Ax.t sw [...] (3) by Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 67.

Record last updated 2007-02-05


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