O. Michaelides 005
Other nos.: O. Grdseloff 05
Description: Limestone, 22 x 20 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: 8 lines in black ink. Reverse: 2 lines in black ink. Top obverse = top reverse. On obverse all lines except line 1 have suffered loss of text mainly on the left end. On reverse the end of line 1 is slightly damaged.
Classification: account - note : hire - transfer
Keywords: donkey - payment - term - tools - vegetables - wood - woodwork
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Goedicke-Wente, Ostraka Michaelides , 18 (description), pls. LIV and LV ( facsimile, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 206-207, nr. 210 (translation and commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 281 (translation obv. 1-3); Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 56 (summary of contents, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 509 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 26 III pr.t sw 10 (obv. 1); IV pr.t sw 7 (obv. 4); IV pr.t sw [...] (obv. 5); rnp.t-sp 26 I Smw sw 23 (rev. 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 26 Ramesses III (Goedicke-Wente, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: The donkey of the workman PA-Ra-Htp is handed over to the doorkeeper Pn-pA-iw to hire it out for a certain period to the coppersmith PtH-PA-1apy who then gives some products as payment. At a later date the doorkeeper returns the donkey to its owner.
Terminology: iTA (obv. 6); r rdi.t rx=tw (obv. 6); swD pA aA n NN n NN r di=f n NN r bAk.w=f (obv. 1-3); swD n=i pA aA ir.n NN (rev. 1-2); dmD (obv. 8)
Names/Titles: PA-Ra-Htp (rmT-is.t ; obv. 2); Pn-pA-iw (iry-aA ; obv. 2, rev. 1-2 - or Pn-pA-mr ); PtH-PA-1apy (Hmt.y ; obv. 3)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2005-11-21

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