O. Prague 1826
Other nos.: HO 70, 2; O. Náprstek Museum P 2027
  
Description: Red pottery, 1 4.9 x 11 .5 cms , thickness 1 cm . One side with eleven lines in black ink. Complete.
Classification: letter
Keywords: beer - bread - conflict - divorce - fish - grain
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 20 (description) and pl. 70-70A no. 2 (facsimile, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 246 no. 249 (translation, commentary); Černý, Casopis Narodniho 115 (1946), 27-31 (facsimile and translation in Czech); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 42 no. 16 (translation) ; B. Vachala, in: J. Mynárová and P. Onderka ed., Thebes. City of Gods and Pharaohs , Prague 2007, 273 (photograph, description, translation, commentary); Wente, Letters , 147-148 no. 200 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: D yn. 19 (Wente, Vachala)
Contents: Letter from a woman 6A-xnt.y.t-Sps.t to her sister Ii asking her to grind emmer and make bread; also about a quarrel with her husband who has threatened to divorce her.
Terminology: Dd.n NN n NN m anx wDA snb Hna Dd r nty (1-~2#)
Names/Titles: Ii (f.; ~2#); Mry-mAa.t (4); Km.t (geo.; 11); 6A-xnty.t-Sps.t (f.; 1)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2010-03-22


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