O. IFAO 00689
Other nos.: W. IFAO 0689
Description: Limestone, 9.3 x 7.2 x 7.5 cm. Complete. One side, with 1 line in black ink. 880 grs. Above the text line is a drawing of a Synodontis schall fish preceded by the sign s (Gardiner S 29).
Classification: weight
Keywords: fish
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, campaign 1934-1935; see Remarks
Publication: Valbelle, Catalogue des poids a inscriptions hieratiques de Deir el-Medineh , 32 Poids annexe 7 (description; see Remarks), 31 no 7 (transcription); J. Černý, BIFAO 37 (1937-1938), 36 (description and commentary), 35 fig. 1 (drawing); I. Gamer-Wallert, Fische und Fischkulte im alten Agypten (AA 21, Wiesbaden, 1970), 32 Abb. 11 (description and drawing); S.J. Clackson, ZAS 129 (2002), 7 (description), pl. Ia (photograph).
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Dates attributed: -
Contents: The name of a sr -fish indicates the use as a weight.
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Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Provenance: according to Černý Notebook 104.78. Publication: in Valbelle's publication the IFAO number is erroneously given as '680'.

Record last updated 2006-08-25

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