O. Qurna 644/3
Other nos.: -
Description: Reddish brown pottery, part of a meat jar, 6 x 6 cms. Two sides; obverse: five lines; reverse: five lines. Black ink. Damaged; probably broken away on all sides. Text effaced at the beginning of obv. 1, 4-5 and ending of all lines; on the reverse the text is effaced at the beginning and ending of each line, except in rev. 1, of which only the beginning is lost. Top obverse = bottom reverse; see Remarks.
Classification: letter : delivery
Keywords: arrival - copper - bread - firewood - grain rations - message (?)
Provenance: Qurna; excavated 1983 immediately in front of the German House.
Publication: For the electronic publication at Deir el Medine online, see Deir el Medine online (photograph, transcription, transliteration, translation, commentary)
Dates mentioned: ss.w 10 (obv. 5)
Dates attributed: D yn. 19 (Burkard)
Contents: Fragmentary letter mentioning several commodities and a third person ('he'). Mention of the foreseen arrival of the addressee.
Terminology: Incomplete: i.hAb=k [...] (obv. 1 (?)); [...] pAy=k nb nfr (obv. 1)
Names/Titles: an. (pAy=k nb nfr ; obv. 1)
Remarks: Description: there appear to be ink traces on the edge immediately above obv. 1.

Record last updated 2005-05-27

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