O. Michaelides 066 obverse
Other nos.: -
Description: Limestone, 16 x 22.5 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: 8 lines in black ink. Reverse: 9 lines of a literary text in black and red ink. Top obverse = top reverse. On obverse all lines are damaged and have suffered loss of writing. See Remarks.
Classification: letter
Keywords: commissioning - place of Pharaoh - wages - smd.t
Provenance: no indication
Publication: Goedicke-Wente, Ostraka Michaelides , 16 (description), pl. XLIII (facsimile, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 178 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: P ossibly d yn. 19 , Seti II (Goedicke-Wente) Merenptah (Kitchen)
Contents: Letter to the chief workman Nfr-Htp about rations, personnel and work in the royal tomb. The text is either a real letter or a model letter.
Terminology: NN Dd n NN (obv. ~1-2#?) Incomplete: [...] pn n dD (obv. 3?); [...] Dd r nty (obv. 5);
Names/Titles: an. (pAy sS ; obv. 5); an. (sS n pA 2r n nA smd.t-bnr ; obv. ~6#); Nfr-Htp (aA n is.t ; obv. ~2#) Incomplete: sS [...] (obv. 1, 2)
Remarks: Description: Goedicke-Wente by mistake call the obverse "reverse" on pl. XLIII. The literary text (pl. XXX) on the reverse is a duplicate of a chapter from the Nile Hymn (P. Sallier II 13,10 - 14,9).

Record last updated 2007-10-10

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