O. Glasgow D.1925.80
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Description: Limestone, 22.9 x 10 cms. Complete?. Two sides. Obverse: two columns of respectively fifteen and twelve lines in black and red ink. Reverse: first five lines, then after a division line four lines and again after a division line eight(?) lines in red and black ink. Lines consist of workmen's marks (or 'funny signs') and hieratic signs. On obverse upper left edge broken off and on both obverse and reverse some lines are effaced. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: account - journal : delivery(?) - duty(?) - name(?)
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Provenance: Probably bought by Colin Campbell in Luxor and given by him to the Hunterian Museum in 1925 (see McDowell, Hieratic Ostraca in the Hunterian Museum Glasgow , 1).
Publication: McDowell, Hieratic Ostraca in the Hunterian Museum Glasgow , 19-20 (description and commentary), pls. XX-XXa, XXI-XXIa (facsimiles and transcriptions); Haring, GM 178 (2000), 45-58, with figure (facsimile, commentary)
Dates mentioned: sw 1-25 (obv. I,1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11,12, 13, 14, 15, II, ~1#, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10); sw 26-29 (rev. 1, 2, 3, 4); sw 30 (rev. 5?); sw 1-5 (rev. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10?); sw 11-12 (rev. 12?)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III(?); see Remarks
Contents: List of consecutive days followed by workmen's marks (or 'funny signs') and numbers. See Remarks
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Remarks: Dates attributed: possibly dyn. 20, year 25 Ramesses III - year 27 Ramesses III if workmen's marks (or 'funny signs') reflect turnus of guard duties of these years (McDowell). Contents: for the workmen's marks (or 'funny signs') see O. Strasbourg H. 011.

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