O. DeM 00895
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01640; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 04795
  
Description: Pottery sherd, red with yellow slip, 13 x 17 cm, two joining fragments, remains of a jar handle in the middle of the ostracon. Inscribed on one side (convex) in black ink, two columns, column I 4 lines, column II 5 lines. Damaged: beginnings of lines I 1-4 lost, ends of lines II 1-5 lost; see Remarks.
Classification: account - journal : delivery - labour
Keywords: firewood - gang - inactivity
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Grand Puits, 15-04-1949 (left fragment), 27-02-1949 (right fragment).
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 3, 68-69, 306-307 (photograph, facsimile, transcription, description, transliteration, translation, commentary).
Dates mentioned: [...] pr.t sw 20 (I 1); rnp.t-sp 2 III Ax.t [...] (II 1); III Ax.t [...] (II 3, 4, 5?)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 2 Ramesses IV, or year 2 Ramesses V (Grandet).
Contents: A journal recording deliveries and absence from work.
Terminology: wsf tA is.t (I 1); m Dr.t NN (I 3 - written m Dr.t=f NN ); rx pH.wy (II 1 ? )
Names/Titles: an. ( pA aA n is.t ; II ~2# - written aA-is.t ); PA-an ( in-mw ; I ~2#, ~4#); Pn-6A-wr.t (I 3; written Pn-A-wr.t )
Remarks: Description: O. DeM 0 0 89 4 may be a nother fragment of the text written on O. DeM 0 0 89 5 . However, O. DeM 0 0 894 and O. DeM 0 0 895 do not join. Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 68.

Record last updated 2007-02-05


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