O. Turin N. 57044
Other nos.: O. Turin suppl. 5672, O. Turin inv. no. 10330; see Remarks
  
Description: Limestone, 12.5 x 9.5 cms. Damaged in left upper side of obverse. Two sides. Obverse: 8 lines; reverse: 9 lines, parts of which are much effaced. Black ink. See Remarks.
Classification: account - journal : event - expense - labour - portion
Keywords: apportioning - bread - feast - grain (?) - inactivity - lamp - message - procession - storehouse
Provenance: Valley of Queens, excavations Schiaparelli 1903-1905.
Publication: Lopez, Ostraca ieratici 1, 31 (description), pl. 28-28a (facsimile, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 510 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 275 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 26 II Smw sw 11-21 (obv. ~1#-8); sw 22-28 (rev. 19)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, ye ar 26 Ramesses III ( Lopez, Kitchen, Helck )
Contents: Journal recording the use of lamps and division of food as well as inactivity and various events (including 'crossing', probably connected with the festival of the Valley).
Terminology: in NN (obv. 7); a.wy NN (rev. 3, ~4#); wp st (rev. ~4# (?)); wsf (obv. 5, 6, 6, 8, rev. 9); hAw (rev. 7); hAb (obv. 3); Sd (obv. 2, rev. 7); dmD (obv. 4) Incomplete: [...] pA wDA (rev. [1]-2)
Names/Titles: an. (sAw ; rev. ~4#); PAy... (obv. 3-4); PAy-sd (obv. 7); 2nsw (rev. 3)
Remarks: Numbers : cf. "L'ostracon de calcaire de Turin no 5672" as mentioned by Bruyère, Rapport sur les fouilles de Deir El Medineh 1927 , 50, no. 6. Bruyère's * PA-2Awy might be an earlier interpretation of wsf xA ( w.t ?) (rev. 9). Description: f or 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 2007-10-02


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