O. DeM 10006
Other nos.: O. IFAO 10061; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 12587
Description: Limestone, 11 x 20 cm. Inscribed on two sides; on obverse 2 columns of respectively 1 and 9 lines in black ink; on reverse remains of 5 lines in black ink. On obverse columns separated by a line of black ink. Top obverse = top reverse. Damaged; on obverse broken off at the top and left edge; beginnings of col. I line1 and col. II lines 1-2, and ends of lines 1-4 missing; on reverse text almost completely effaced.
Classification: account : delivery - payment
Keywords: bread - donkey - grain - payment
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Médinéh X, 12-14, 189-190 (photographs, facsimiles, transcriptions, description, transliteration, translation, commentary)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 29 Ramesses III (Grandet; see Remarks)
Contents: Obverse: account of the delivery of bread and grain by the police chief Nb-smn and the scribes PAy-iry , 1r, 2a-m-WAs.t and Pn-6A-wr.t . Reverse: mention of payment and of a donkey.
Terminology: wHm (obv. II, 8); in.n NN (obv. II, 3); r DbA (rev. 2); dmD ao.w (obv. II 9); dmD bty (obv. I ?)
Names/Titles: PAy-iry ( sS ; obv. II, 2); Pn-6A-wr.t ( sS ; obv. II, 9); Nb-smn ( Hr.y-mDAy ; obv. II, ~3#); 2a-m-WAs.t ( sS ; obv. II, 7); 1r ( sS ; obv. II 5); 2nsw (obv. II, ~4#)
Remarks: Date attributed: Grandet adduces strong evidence to date this text in the period of the strikes of year 29.

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