O. Strasbourg H. 126 reverse
Other nos.: -
Description: Pottery (vase fragment), 12 x 13 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: remains of five lines in black ink. Reverse: remains of seven lines in black ink. Reverse palimpsest (Müller; see Remarks); obverse and reverse different hands (Mathieu; see Remarks). Left side of obverse = right side of reverse broken off, causing loss of text. Ends of lines on obverse and beginnings of lines on reverse lost. Beginnings of obv. 1, 2 and rev. 5-7 lost. Top obverse = bottom reverse.
Classification: letter
Keywords: grain - Necropolis - term(?)
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks.
Publication: Koenig, Ostraca Strasbourg , 11 (description), pl. 63 (facsimile, transcription reverse), pl. 123 (photograph)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: D yn. 19 or dyn. 20 (Koenig)
Contents: Fragmentary letter about unclear matters, but i.a. grain. See Remarks.
Terminology: nfr snb=k (rev. 7)
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Description: see Müller, LingAeg 7 (2000), 282; Mathieu, OLZ 95 (2000), 247. 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 corrections by Müller, LingAeg 7 (2000), 282.

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