O. Strasbourg H. 010
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Description: Pottery (vase fragment), 18 x 14 cms. Damaged. Two sides inscribed with workmen's marks (or 'funny signs') . Obverse: remains of two columns, clearly palimpsest, seven(?) and three(?) lines respectively, in black ink. Reverse: remains of nine lines in red ink, partly redone in black ink. On both obverse and reverse the right edge seems complete, all other sides are broken off or damaged. Top obverse = bottom reverse.
Classification: journal - account(?): delivery(?)
Keywords: -
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks.
Publication: Koenig, Ostraca Strasbourg , 3 (description), pl. 3, 4 (facsimiles), pl. 101 (photographs)
Dates mentioned: sw 1-7 (obv. I 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7); sw 7 -14 (rev. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
Dates attributed: Koenig: dyn. 19 or dyn. 20
Contents: On both obverse and reverse lists of consecutive days, followed by item determinatives or workmen's marks (or 'funny signs') and numbers.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Provenance: note that many of the Strasbourg ostraca were excavated by J.E. Quibell in the Ramesseum in 1895-1896 and given to the Bibliothèque Nationale et Universitaire by W.M. Flinders Petrie in 1918 (Koenig, Ostraca Strasbourg , 1; Spiegelberg, ZÄS 58 (1923), 25, note 4).

Record last updated 2005-12-01


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