O. Strasbourg H. 096
Other nos.: -
Description: Pottery (vase fragment), 7 x 8.5 cms. Damaged. One side, with remains of three lines in black ink. Bottom, right and left edge broken off, causing severe loss of writing. All lines partly effaced.
Classification: letter
Keywords: temple
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks.
Publication: Koenig, Ostraca Strasbourg , 8 (description), pl. 33 (facsimile, transcription), pl. 112 (photograph)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: D yn. 19 or dyn. 20 (Koenig)
Contents: Beginning of a letter from a scribe 1r to an anonymous person attached to a 'temple of millions of years'.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: 1r (sS n pr ... ; 1) ; [...] n tA Hw.t n.t HH [...] (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).

Record last updated 2005-05-27

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