O. Leipzig inv. no. 1901
Other nos.: HO 28, 3; O. Leipzig 12
Description: Blackish pottery with red slip, 11.5 x 13 cms. One side, with six lines in black ink on the convex side. Damaged; bottom has broken off.
Classification: letter
Keywords: birds - mHi
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 9 (description) and pl. 28-28A no. 3 (facsimile, transcription); S. Bojowald, Versuch einer ornithologischen Bestimmung der Vögel " iAb " und " axi ", Göttinger Miszellen 194 (2003), 5-8 (transliteration, translation and commentary of lines 2-6); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 540 (transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions translations III, 376 (translation); D. Meeks, De quelques 'insectes' égyptiens. Entre lexique et paléographie, in: Z. Hawass, P. der Manuelian and R.B. Hussein (ed.), Perspectives on Ancient Egypt. Studies in Honor of Edvard Brovarski (Suppléments aux Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte 40), Cairo, 2010, 276-277 (transcription, translation and commentary of lines 2-5); Wente, Letters , 148 no. 203 (translation); Fischer-Elfert, Lesefunde , 51-54 no. 11 (transcription, translation, commentary)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, Ramesses II ( Fischer-Elfert, Kitchen, Wente )
Contents: Letter from the scribe 1y to Nfr-rnp.t in which the latter is chastised and compared to a particular sort of bird.
Terminology: Dd.t.n NN n NN (1)
Names/Titles: Nfr-rnp.t (1); 1y (sS ; 1)
Remarks: -

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