O. Strasbourg H. 112
Other nos.: -
Description: Limestone, 17 x 10 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse and reverse remains of eleven lines and 10 lines respectively in black and red ink. On obverse top, bottom and left edge broken off, causing loss of writing, further almost all lines partly or entirely effaced. On reverse right edge broken off, beginnings of all lines lost and lines 8-10 partly effaced. Top obverse = bottom reverse. Traces of palimpsest writing on obverse.
Classification: account
Keywords: tomb (royal) - treasury
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks.
Publication: Koenig, Ostraca Strasbourg , 9 (description), pl. 44, 46 (facsimile), pl. 45, 47 (transcription), pl. 116 (photograph); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 247 and 248 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 288-289
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 20 (rev. 5); rnp.t-sp 20 III [...] (obv. 2); rnp.t-sp 22 I[...] (obv. 3); rnp.t-sp 22 II pr.t sw 14 (rev. 7); II pr.t sw 27 (rev. ~6#; see Remarks)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 or Dyn. 20 ( Koenig) ; year 20 Ramesses III, year 22 Ramesses III (Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Progress report on work done in several tombs of sons of Ramesses III; see Remarks
Terminology: ir n (rev. 8); wa nb (obv. 8); iry.t m rnp.t-sp Y in NN r rnp.t-sp Y (obv. 2-3? see Remarks); grH im=f m rnp.t-sp Y Abd Y sw Y (rev. ~7#); dmD (rev. ~10#)
Names/Titles: an. (sm PtH ; obv. ~11#); 6A (TAty ; obv. 3)
Remarks: See corrections by Müller, LingAeg 7 (2000), 280. 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: similar to the reports mentioned in O. Turin N. 57036 and N. 57037. Dates mentioned: in rev. 6 read 'day 27' instead of the '26' in the published transcription; see photograph and Černý Notebook 35.67. Terminology: in obv. 2 read iry.t (Kitchen) instead of rdy.t (Koenig); Müller, LingAeg 7 (2000), 280.

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