O. DeM 00903
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01848; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 12887
  
Description: Limestone, 4 x 4.5 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 3 lines, reverse 3 lines; see Remarks. Top obverse = top reverse. Damaged: beginnings and ends of obverse 1-3 lost, beginnings and ends of reverse 1-2 lost, only traces remain of reverse 3.
Classification: journal : absence - labour - name
Keywords: gang - inactivity
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Kom du Grand Puits, 20(?)-03-1950.
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 3-4, 76-77, 321 (photographs, facsimile, transcription, description, transliteration, translation, commentary).
Dates mentioned: [...] Smw sw 9-10 (obv. 1, 2; see Remarks); III Smw sw 22 (rev. ~1#)
Dates attributed: End dyn. 19, Amenmesse, or Seti II, or Siptah (Grandet).
Contents: Journal of workmen's and the entire gang's absence s from work.
Terminology: aHa n NN (rev. ~1#?); aHa n tA is.t m wsf (obv. ~1#, ~2#, 3 - ditto ); ditto (obv. 3) Incomplete: [...] NN m wsf (rev. 2)
Names/Titles: 2Am.y (rev. ~1# ( ? ) , ~2#)
Remarks: Description: the obverse and reverse sides of the ostracon presented in the photographs, facsimile and transcription, have been reversed in the transliteration and translation by editor, so that the transcribed obverse side is transliterated and translated as being the reverse side. Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 76-77, 321. Date(s) mentioned: [...] Smw sw 9-10 (obv. 1, 2) are restored as IV(?) Smw sw 9-10 (obv. 1, 2) by editor, who additionally restores IV(?) Smw sw 11 (obv. 3). Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 76-77.

Record last updated 2007-02-08


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