O. Strasbourg H. 057
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Description: Pottery (vase fragment), 10 x 8 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: remains of eight lines in black ink. Reverse: remains of two lines in black ink. On both obverse and reverse all edges are broken off and on obverse most lines are effaced. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: account - journal : delivery - deficit - event
Keywords: bread - firewood
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks.
Publication: Koenig, Ostraca Strasbourg , 6 (description), pl. 16, 17 (facsimile, transcription), pl. 106 (photograph)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp [...] (obv. ~1#) ; sw 2-4 (obv. 2-4) ; I Smw sw 6 (obv. 5); sw 7 (obv. 6); see Remarks
Dates attributed: Dy n. 19 or dyn. 20 (Koenig) ; see Remarks
Contents: Part of a journal of the necropolis, recording deliveries of firewood (see Remarks) and bread, and the reaching (pH ) of something (obv. 8).
Terminology: wDA.t=f (rev. 2); m Dr.t NN (obv. ~6#-7?); hrw pn (obv. ~8#)
Names/Titles: PtH-ms (rev. 2); Ra-mry (obv. 7)
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). Date(s) mentioned: the published transcription is inadequate in several places; in obv. 5 read I Smw sw 6 and in obv. 6 read sw 7 (instead of 5 + tA ); cf. Müller, LingAeg 7 (2000), 277. Date(s) attributed: belongs to the group of journal of the necropolis texts O. DeM 0040-0045. In case Ra-mry is on duty on I Smw sw 7 the text dates from year 30 of Ramesses III (Demaree). Contents: read xt 350 instead of xt 309 (S. Allam, WdO 30 (1999), 143).

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