O. Glasgow D.1925.81
Other nos.: O. Colin Campbell 15
  
Description: Limestone, 25.5 x 12.4 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: remains of sixteen lines in black ink. Reverse: remains of fifteen lines in black ink. On obverse and reverse upper, right and left edges broken off, causing loss of writing in most lines. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: account - deposition(?) : payment - transfer
Keywords: apportioning - basketry - bread - child - coffin - drinking - dom-palm nuts - grain - junior - mat - metalwork - payment - salt - sandals - textile - vessel - woodwork
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 , 20-21 (description, translation and commentary), pls. XXII-XXIIa, XXIII-XXIIIa (facsimiles and transcriptions); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 240-241 (transcriptions, after Černý Nb. 36.66-67)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: McDowell: second half dyn. 19
Contents: Record of services and deliveries by 2a-m-sbA.w to an unnamed person (as a provision for old age?). Obv. 16 and rev.: transactions between the same 2a-m-sbA.w and various individuals (connected with the cost of a burial?). See Remarks
Terminology: wHm (rev. 10, 11, 14); wHm di=f r DbA (rev. 7); wHm rdi.t n NN r DbA (rev. 8); r DbA (obv. 7; rev. 6, between 7 and 8, 8, 14); rdy.t n NN (rev. 4, 6); rdi.t n=f (obv. 15?); dmD (obv. 6, 15)
Names/Titles: Imn-m-wiA (rev. 9); Pnbwy (obv. ~10#; rev. 15); Ms (rev. 6, between 7 and 8); NDm-TAw (f.; rev. 11); 1y sA 1y-nfr (rev. 12); 1nw.t-m-Ip.t (f.; rev. 11); 2a-m-sbA.w (obv. 8, ~13#; rev. 4); 2nsw (rev. 2); 6A-hAnw (f.; obv. 12) Incomplete: PA -[...] (rev. 4)
Remarks: Contents: in the published translation, in obv. 6 and obv. 15 dmD has been overlooked; in obv. 7 read sDy instead of diw ; in obv. 16 read 'barley, 5 XAr ; 2 pairs of sandals' end in rev. 7 read 'two mats'. See O. Petrie 37 (HO 29, 3) for another transaction between 2a-m-sbA.w and 1y .

Record last updated 2003-07-02


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