O. Strasbourg H. 060
Other nos.: -
Description: Pottery (vase fragment, near handle), 9.5 x 6.5 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: remains of three lines in black ink on upper half of fragment. Reverse: remains of five lines in black ink. On obverse all sides are broken off. On reverse the right edge seems undamaged, but all other sides are broken off. Top obverse = bottom reverse.
Classification: account - journal : delivery - duty
Keywords: beer - grain rations
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks.
Publication: Koenig, Ostraca Strasbourg , 6 (description), pl. 19 (facsimile, transcription), pl. 107 (photograph)
Dates mentioned: sw 12 or sw 17, sw 18 (obv. 2; see Remarks); sw 24 (rev. 3)
Dates attributed: D yn. 19 or dyn. 20 (Koenig) ; see Remarks
Contents: Part of a journal of the necropolis, mentioning grain rations and other deliveries. See Remarks
Terminology: ir n (?obv. 1); wnmy (obv. 3); smHy (rev. 2); di.t di.w (?rev. 1)
Names/Titles: Imn-nxt (rev. 3); Wsx-nmt.t (obv. ~2# ; see Remarks); Nb-nxt (obv. 2)
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 not fully reliable. See Müller, LingAeg 7 (2000), 278, for obv. 2. In rev. 2 rnp.t-sp seems highly improbable without a further date; in rev. 3 read sw 24 instead of sw 25; Müller's sw 14 seems less likely. Date(s) attributed: in view of the style and the names most probably early years of Ramesses IV; belonging to the group O. DeM 0040-0045 (Demaree). Names, Titles: Wsx-nmt.t (obv. ~2# ) read by Müller, LingAeg 7 (2000), 278.

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