O. IFAO 00294
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Description: Limestone, 10.5 x 12.5 cm. Damaged (see Remarks). Two sides; obverse: remains of seven lines; reverse: remains of seven lines. Black ink. Beginnings and endings of almost all lines lost. Obverse 1-3 and 7 and reverse 4-7 are partly effaced or covered with salt. Top obverse = bottom reverse.
Classification: protocol : hire - oath - testimony - transfer
Keywords: cattle - commissioning - complaint - granary - oath - punishment
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; found 22.1.32 (22-01-1932)
Publication: Unpublished; Černý Notebook 103.122 (description, transcription)
Dates mentioned: IV Ax.t sw 30 (rev. ~1#)
Dates attributed: Mid. dyn. 20 (see Remarks)
Contents: On the obverse a litigant, probably a workman, calls upon the scribe 1r and the ATw 2a-m-Ip.t to have his adversary declare under oath to pay for an ox within seven months, under penalty of i.a. a hundred blows. On the reverse a workman brings in a report or complaint on a certain day about some unclear matter involving him being 'in the granary for the second time', the scribe 1r taking away his companion(?) and him coming to complete his 'third commission'. The connection between the texts on the obverse and the reverse remains unclear.
Terminology: anx n nb anx wDA snb wAH Imn wAH pA HoA [...] (obv. ~4#); m bAH NN (obv. 3; rev. 6); hrw n smi ir.n NN (rev. 1); swD (obv. 5)
Names/Titles: an. (rmT-[...] ; rev. ~1#); an. (pA HoA [...]; king; obv. ~4#); Imn (deity; obv. 4); Imn-nxt (sS ; rev. 6); 1r (sS ; obv. ~3#, rev. ~3#); 2a-m-Ip.t (AT.w ; obv. ~3#)
Remarks: Description: Černý Notebook 103.122: 'Complet, mais presque illisible (surtout recto tres salpetre)'. Date attributed: on account of the names and titles (Demaree)

Record last updated 2006-08-25


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