O. IFAO 00682
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Description: Pottery (vase fragment), 4.5 x 6.3 cms. Complete. One side, with one line in black ink.
Classification: oracle
Keywords: cattle - oracle
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; found 1934-1935
Publication: Černý, BIFAO 41 (1942), 15 no. 25 (description, transcription, translation and commentary), pl. I, no. 25 (facsimile) ; F. Neveu, La langue des Ramsès. Grammaire du néo-égyptien , Paris 1996, 283 (facsimile, transcription, transliteration, translation)
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Contents: Question as to whether a certain ox is good enough to be accepted by the questioner; see Remarks
Terminology: in (written nA )
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Contents: Černý also suggests the possibility to translate an imperative in the second half of the phrase: 'Is this ox good? Accept it'.

Record last updated 2007-09-20


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