O. OIM 12073
Other nos.: HO 77; O. OIC 12073
  
Description: Limestone, 35.5 x 20.5 cms (if photo in Hieratic Ostraca is on scale of 1:).Two sides; obverse: twelve lines; reverse: two lines beneath a drawing. Black ink. Complete, except for a tiny chip off the right lower corner. Correction by the scribe in obverse l. 10.
Classification: protocol : account - deficit - deposition - oath - transfer
Keywords: cattle - coffin - copper - fat - gang - grain - oath - payment - term - woodwork - onb.t
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 22 (description) and pl. 77-77A (photograph, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 73-76 no. 40 (translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 138-139 (transcription); Greig-Manning-Uchida, JNES 48 (1989), 117-124 (photograph obverse, translation, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 236 (rendering of content)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 17 I Smw (obv. 1); rnp.t-sp 3 II Smw sw 5 (obv. 5); rnp.t-sp 3 III Smw sw 30 (obv. 7); rnp.t-sp 4 II pr.t sw 14 (obv. 9)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 17 Ramesses III, year 3 and year 4 Ramesses IV ( Černý-Gardiner, Allam, Kitchen, Greig-Manning-Uchida, Helck )
Contents: Protracted legal case between the workman MnnA and the chief policeman MnTw-ms about a pot of fat, which the latter has failed to repay for 18 years. MnTw-ms swears an oath to repay the fat, which happens some time later through several parties, although the repayment is double the amount of his debt, because he has failed to make the deadline for payment.
Terminology: ir n (obv. 6, 9, 10); anx n nb anx wDA snb (obv. 7, rev. 1); wDA.t=f (obv. ~11#); m bAH NN (obv. 4, 8-9); m bAH=f (obv. 5); r SAa (obv. 5, 7); rdy.t n=f in NN (obv. 10); hrw pn n di.t (obv. 2 <n> ); smi (obv. 5); dmD (obv. 10); DbA (verb ; obv. 7)
Names/Titles: an. (pA 3 Hwty.w n Xnw ; obv. 8); an. (nA rwD.w n bnr ; obv. 8-9); Imn-nxt (sS n pA 2r ; obv. 4, 11); Imn-xa (idn.w ; obv. 11); nswt-bity Wsr-mAa.t-Ra Mry-Imn sA-Ra Ra-ms-sw 1oA-Iwn.w (king; obv. ~1#); PA-Ra (deity ; obv. 4); Pn-pA-iw (obv. ~12# (or Pn-pA-mr )); MnnA (rmT-is.t ; obv. 2, 9 & rev. 2 (without rmT-is.t )); MnTw-ms (Hr.y-mDAy ; obv. 2, 9, 11, rev. 1); Rt (obv. 10); 1r-Sri (sS-od ; obv. 12); nswt-bity nb-tA.wy 1oA-mAa.t-Ra 4tp.n-Imn sA-Ra nb-xa.w Ra-ms-sw Mry-Imn anx wDA snb (king; obv. 6); 2ay (sAw ; obv. 11)
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Record last updated 2005-05-27


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