O. Michaelides 047
Other nos.: -
Description: Limestone, 18.5 x 26.5 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: 8 lines in black ink. Reverse: 6 lines in black ink. Top obverse = bottom reverse. On obverse all lines are damaged at the left side. On reverse all lines have suffered substantial damage caused by the effects of salt in the stone.
Classification: protocol : deposition - oath(?)
Keywords: dispute - hearing (?) - message - oath - onbt
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Goedicke-Wente, Ostraka Michaelides , 17 (description), pl. L (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 64 (translation obv. 2-6); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 514-515 (transcription); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 166, no. 120 (translation, commentary)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 38 I Ax.t sw 3 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, year 38 Ramesses II (Goedicke-Wente, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: The local council, of which some members are mentioned, is urged to act according the laws of truth in a case between two workmen. The subject of the case is unclear as a result of the text being damaged. See Remarks
Terminology: wAH PA-Ra m p.t (obv. 2); hAb (obv. 8); hrw pn n wp.t NN Hna NN (obv. 5); sDm r (?; rev. 2)
Names/Titles: an. (pAy=f Hr.y ; obv. 7 (?)); an. (sr.w ; rev. 4); an. (sS ; obv. 4); an. (TAy[...] ?; obv. 5); PA-Ra m p.t (deity; obv. 2); Ra-ms (sS ; obv. 4); 1r sA Mr-WAs.t (obv. 5, 6); OH (aA n is.t ; obv. 4); Wsr-mAa.t-Ra 4tp.n-Ra Ra-ms-sw-mry-Imn anx wDA snb di anx D.t nHH (king; obv. 1)
Remarks: Contents: whether the text on the reverse is the continuation of that on the obverse is uncertain, although probable.

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