O. Turin N. 57032
Other nos.: O. Turin suppl. 5655, O. Turin inv. no. 10314
  
Description: Limestone, 18 x 9 cms. Slightly damaged. Two sides. Obverse: 14 lines, reverse: 16 lines according to Lopez, but actually 25 lines, lines 17-25 being written to the left of lines 6-16) . Black ink, very effaced at many spots. Top obverse = bottom reverse; see Remarks.
Classification: account - journal : absence - delivery - event - expense - labour
Keywords: arrival - inactivity - lamp - storehouse - village - yarn
Provenance: Valley of Queens, excavations Schiaparelli 1903-1905.
Publication: Lopez, Ostraca ieratici 1, 27 (description), pl. 21-21a (facsimile, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 620-621 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 255-257 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: I Ax.t sw 1-6 (obv. 1-3); sw 8 (obv. 7); sw 11-14 (obv. 8-11); sw 10 + x (obv. 12, 13, rev. 25); sw 18 (obv. ~14#); sw 28 (rev. 8); II Ax.t sw 4-8 (rev. 12-16); II Ax.t sw 11-17 (rev. 17, 19, 20, 20-24)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III ( Lopez, Kitchen ); year 24 Ramesses III (Helck)
Contents: Journal mentioning days of inactivitiy, use and delivery of lamps, arrival of the vizier in the village.
Terminology: wsf (rev. 13, 14, 15, 23); m wsf (obv. 1); mn (rev. 3); hAw (rev. 18); sao r wDA m hrw pn m Dr.t NN (obv. 4); Ssp (rev. 3); Sd (rev. ~1# (?), 5, 11, 17); ditto (rev. 14, 15)
Names/Titles: an. (idn.w ; obv. 4); an. (TAty ; rev. 21); PtH (deity (?); rev. 14); tA wH.t (geo.; rev. 21)
Remarks: For the scribe, who wrote many ostraca now kept in the Turin Museum, see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 65-71.

Record last updated 2005-05-27


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