O. Turin N. 57056
Other nos.: O. Turin suppl. 5661, O. Turin inv. no. 10320
  
Description: Limestone, 13 x 9 cms. Damaged on all sides, causing loss of writing. Inscribed surface is covered with a yellowish varnish. Two sides. Obverse: 7 lines in red (1-5) and black ink (6-7); reverse: remains of 9 lines in black ink. Correction by the scribe in reverse line 1. Top obverse = top reverse; see Remarks.
Classification: journal : absence - labour - name
Keywords: hut - illness - inactivity - side (of gang)
Provenance: Valley of Queens; excavations Schiaparelli 1903-1905.
Publication: Lopez, Ostraca ieratici 1, 34 (description), pl. 34-34a (facsimile, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 494-495 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 259, 261 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 24 II pr.t sw 26-27 (obv. ~1#-4); III pr.t sw 1-2 (obv. ~8#); sw 22-23 (rev. 1); sw 25-26 (rev. 3-4)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 24 Ramesses III ( Lopez, Kitchen, Helck )
Contents: Journal listing absence, idleness of members of left side of the gang.
Terminology: wsf (obv. 1, rev. ~1#); m tA a.t (obv. 5); mr (rev. 2) smHy (obv. 5, rev. ~2#, ~7#)
Names/Titles: Imn-m-In.t (obv. 7, rev. ~3#); Wn-nfr (sS ; obv. ~2#, 4, 6); Ms (obv. ~5#); Nfr-Htp (obv. 3, 6, rev. ~6#, ~9#); Nxw-m-Mw.t (obv. 2); Rt (obv. ~3#, ~6#); 1Ay sA 4bA (obv. ~7#); 1y-nfr (rev. 2); 1r (obv. 6, rev. 2, ~5#); 2a-m-Nwn (obv. ~4#, rev. ~5#); 2nsw (rev. 4); Kni (rev. ~7#); Ks (obv. 2); 6nr-MnTw (obv. ~5#, rev. 3, ~7#)
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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