O. DeM 10009
Other nos.: O. IFAO 01215; O. IFAO inv. no. SA 04076
Description: Red pottery (vase fragment) with rose slip, 8 x 11 cm. Inscribed on two sides; on obverse 5 lines in black ink over an earlier text of 5 lines in red ink; on reverse 4 lines in black ink. Top obverse = left edge reverse. Complete, although text on reverse slightly effaced. Palimpsest.
Classification: account - journal : deficit - delivery - labour
Keywords: beer - fish - inactivity - side (of gang) - working
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, Grand Puits, 14-03-1949; mark: 14.3.49 (GP)
Publication: Grandet, Ostraca Deir el-Médinéh X, 15-16, 193-194 (photographs, facsimiles, transcriptions, description, transliteration, translation, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 328 and 330 (translation)
Dates mentioned: III Ax.t sw 27 (obv. black, 1); I pr.t sw 25-29 (rev. 1, 2, 3, 3, 4)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III or Ramesses IV (Grandet); year 31 Ramesses III (Helck)
Contents: Accounts of fish-deliveries on specific days by several fishermen. The earlier text in red on obverse is an account of arrears with numbers. On reverse: work, inactivity and beer deliveries on several days in I Ax.t .
Terminology: wnmy m Dr.t NN (obv. black, 1); wsf (rev. 3, 4); wDA.t (obv. red, 1, 2, 3); bAk (rev. 1); hrw pn smHy m Dr.t NN (obv. black, 3); Xr pAy=f Hr.y Hr bAk n=f (obv. black, 4-5); s.t tn (rev. 2, 3)
Names/Titles: an. ( pAy=f Hr.y ; obv. black 4); Wsr-HA.t-nxt (obv. black 4); PA-nSn.y-nxt (obv. black 1); PtH-ms (obv. black 3)
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