O. DeM 00917
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01825
  
Description: Limestone with flint, 11 x 9 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 6 lines, reverse 6 lines. There appears to be some traces also above obverse 1 and be neath obverse 6. Top obverse = bottom reverse. Damaged: beginnings and ends of obverse 1-6 lost, only a few signs remain of reverse 1, beginnings and ends of reverse 2-6 lost, middle of reverse 3 lost; see Remarks.
Classification: deposition(?)
Keywords: arrival - grain - theft
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Tomb P. 1452, 15-02-1951; mark: P.1452 15.2.51.
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 4, 94-95, 350-351 (photographs, facsimile, transcription, description, transliteration, translation, commentary).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III (Grandet, see Remarks).
Contents: A deposition of an obscure case including the giving of grain and the stealing of some unspecified item(s), and the involvement of policemen.
Terminology: m bAH NN (rev. ~3#); Dd.t.n NN (obv. 3)
Names/Titles: an. ( nAy=i sn.w ; rev. ~5#); an. ( tAy=i mw.t ; f.; rev. ~5#); Imn-nxt ( sS ; rev. 4); Rt (obv. 3); 1r ( sS n pA 2r ; rev. 4); 2nsw ( aA n is.t ; rev. ~3#) 9Hwty-ms (obv. 2 ); 9Hwty-ms ( mDAy ; obv. ~6# ; or 9Hwty-ms ( Hr.y-mDAy )? ) Incomplete: Mn -[...] ( Hr.y-mDAy ; obv. 5; possibly MnTw-ms ( Hr.y-mDAy ) ; see Remarks)
Remarks: Description: writing same as in O. DeM 0 0 863. Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 41, 94. Date(s) attributed: in view of the personal names a period between the years 24-31 Ramesses III is suggested. Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 94-95. Names, Titles: restoration MnTw-ms (obv. 5) by Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 94-95.

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