O. Michaelides 053
Other nos.: O. Michaelides 025(?); O. Grdseloff 25; see Remarks
Description: Limestone, 10.5 x 11 cms. Complete. On one side only 2 lines in black and red ink. On the left edge indistinct traces in red of two hieratic signs.
Classification: account
Keywords: tomb (royal)
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Goedicke-Wente, Ostraka Michaelides , 22 (description), pl. LXXXI (facsimile, transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 (Goedicke-Wente)
Contents: Short note giving the measurements, length, width and height of two rooms in a royal(?) tomb, the hall (wsx.t ) and the 'south chamber' (rsy ); see Remarks
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Other numbers: this ostracon is transcribed as O. Michaelides 25 in Černý Notebook 108, 21; possibly this should have been O. Grdseloff 25. Contents: both in line 1 and in line 2 in the last measurement what looks like Aw is to be read xy - height (the usual order of the measurements is - as here - length, width, height). For this type of text see also Demaree in Village Voices , 9-18.

Record last updated 2005-05-27

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