O. Michaelides 006 obverse
Other nos.: O. Grdseloff 06 obverse; O. Los Angeles County Museum of Art M 80.203.190 obverse
Description: Limestone, 14 x 15 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: 5 lines in black ink. Reverse: 8 lines and perpendicularly 3 lines in black ink. Top obverse = top reverse. On obverse damages in lines 2 and 3, end of line 2 broken off. On reverse slight damages in all lines and the end of line 1 of the second text broken off; see Remarks
Classification: account : transfer
Keywords: term - tools - woodwork - working
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Goedicke-Wente, Ostraka Michaelides , 18 (description), pl. LVI (facsimile, transcription) ; Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 207-208, nr. 211(translation and commentary) ; Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 359 and 391 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 137-138 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 1 I pr.t sw 8 (obv. 1); II pr.t sw 20 (obv. ~2#)
Dates attributed: E nd d yn. 19 (Goedicke-Wente); Dyn. 20, year 1 Ramesses IV (Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Note about giving an adze to Os for a specified period to prepare some woodwork for MnnA .
Terminology: ir.n (obv. 3); hrw pn (obv. 1); Xr-HAt (obv. 3); di.t tA an.t n NN r bAk m-im=s (obv. 1-2)
Names/Titles: MnnA (4); Os (1)
Remarks: Description: the parallel black lines dividing the writing surface of the ostracon are possibly intended to contain a hieroglyphic text or a copy of a paragraph from the Kmy.t or a religious text. Contents: whether the texts on obverse and reverse belong together is uncertain, although the handwriting is the same.

Record last updated 2005-05-27

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