O. Hildesheim PM 5160
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Description: Limestone, 9 x 12 cm. Inscribed on two sides; on obverse 6 lines in red ink, on reverse 4 lines in black ink. Top obverse = top reverse. Damaged; broken off on right and left edge and bottom; beginnings of obv. 5-6 and ends of obv. 1-2 and obv. 4-6 missing; on reverse beginnings of lines 1-2 lost; rev. 4 almost completely missing.
Classification: account - note : dispute - hire
Keywords: donkey - goat - grain - hire - woodwork
Provenance: Acquired by the Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum in 1979
Publication: Demarée, in: Mélanges Neveu ,83-88 (description, translation and commentary), 93-95 (facsimile, transcription and photographs); Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Med , 39-40 (summary of contents, commentary)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 23 II Smw sw [...] (obv. ~1#; see Remarks)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 23 of Ramesses III (Demarée, Janssen)
Contents: On obverse a dated account of a litigation between water-carrier 7A-aA and 1r . On reverse a dated note concerning the transfer of a donkey to water-carrier 7A-aA for its hire price. The relation between the texts on obverse and reverse is not clear.
Terminology: ir n (obv. 4, 5, rev. 2, 2); m mn.t (rev. 2); r rdi.t rx=tw ix.t=f nb (obv. 3); hrw n di.t pA aA n NN r bAk.w=f (rev. ~1#); dmD (rev. 3); Dd NN Hna NN (obv. 2)
Names/Titles: 1r (obv. 2); 7A-aA ( in-mw ; obv. 2; rev. 1)
Remarks: Date(s) mentioned: the day-number could be 10 (+ x) or 20 (+ x).

Record last updated 2011-11-24


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