O. Michaelides 006 reverse
Other nos.: O. Grdseloff 06 reverse; O. Los Angeles County Museum of Art M 80.203.190 reverse
  
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 damages in all lines and the end of line 1 of the second text broken off.
Classification: account - note : event - payment
Keywords: arrival - basketry - cakes - mat - payment - sandals - woodwork - work
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Goedicke-Wente, Ostraka Michaelides , 18 (description), pl. LVII (facsimile, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 207-208, nr. 211 (translation and commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 391 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI 137 and 138 (transcription); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 4 IV Ax.t sw 10 (rev. perpendicular text 1)
Dates attributed: E nd d yn. 19 (Goedicke-Wente); Dyn. 20, year 4 Ramesses IV (Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: The first text lists the items given as payment to Kr as payment for his handwork on the sides of a coffin. The second text records the coming to the village(?) by an unnamed group of officials (nA sr.w ) bringing cakes and baskets.
Terminology: ii in NN (rev. perpendicular text 1); ir n (rev. 3, 4, 6, 7); rdy.t n NN r DbA bAk.w Dr.t=f (rev. 1-2)
Names/Titles: an. (nA sr.w ; perpendicular 1); Kr (rev. 1)
Remarks: Description: the parallel black lines dividing the writing surface of the ostracon were possibly intended to contain a copy of a hieroglyphic text or i.a. a paragraph from the Kmy.t . 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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