O. DeM 00980
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01686; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 00437
  
Description: Pottery sherd, orange with yellow slip on outside and red slip on inside, 6.5 x 9 cm(?) (see Remarks) . Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 4 lines, reverse 4 lines. Top obverse = bottom reverse. Damaged: ends of obverse 2-4 lost.
Classification: oracle
Keywords: cattle - death - oath - oracle
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Kom du Grand Puits, 10-03-1950.
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 9, 146-147, 434 (photographs, facsimile, transcription, description, transliteration, translation, commentary).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses IV, or Ramesses V (Grandet)
Contents: Oracle question about the ownership of an ox.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: Imn (deity: obv. 2); Imn n Ip.t ( deity; obv. ~3#); MH ( sS ; rev. 4); 2a y ( sAw ; rev. 2)
Remarks: Description: measurements not given by Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Medineh IX, 146 , but calculated from photograph ibid ., 434.

Record last updated 2007-03-09


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