O. Strasbourg H. 044
Other nos.: -
  
Description: Limestone, 8 x 14 cms. Damaged. One side, with remains of four lines in black ink. Beginning of line 2 and end of line 4 partly effaced.
Classification: letter(? see Remarks)
Keywords: boat - jewelry(?) - woodwork(?) - mHp - sS
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks.
Publication: Koenig, Ostraca Strasbourg , 5 (description), pl. 14 (facsimile, transcription), pl. 105 (photograph)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: D yn. 19 or dyn. 20 (Koenig)
Contents: Part of a letter(?), mentioning a goddess, some boats, pigments and other utensils. See Remarks.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: an. (tAy=f nTr.t ; deity; f.; 1)
Remarks: Classification: letter or possibly a magical text according to Müller, LingAeg 7 (2000), 277. 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). Contents: see Müller, LingAeg 7 (2000), 277

Record last updated 2005-05-27


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