O. Turin N. 57156
Other nos.: O. Turin inv. no.11243, O. Turin suppl. 6634
  
Description: Grey pottery vase fragment, 11 x 10 cms. Damaged at the right edge, causing loss of writing. Writing perpendicular to axis of vase. Two sides; obverse: two columns of eight and eight lines in black ink, with interpunction in red ink in II 1, 2, 3 and 7; reverse: seven lines in black ink. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: account - journal : expense - labour
Keywords: feast - inactivity - place - term - working
Provenance: Deir el-Medina, excavations Schiaparelli 1905.
Publication: Lopez, Ostraca ieratici 2, 27 (description), pl. 70-70a (facsimile, transcription)
Dates mentioned: sw 4-5 (obv. I 5-6); sw 16-23 (obv. II 1-8)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III ( Lopez )
Contents: Obverse: days of labour and inactivity; reverse: expense of work; writer of ostracon (? I sg.) is absent on account of a personal feast.
Terminology: iw=i wsf (rev. 6); iw=w bAk (rev. 5); ir n (rev. 3) wp st (rev. ~2#); wsf (obv. I ~2#, 3, 4, 6, II 4); bAk (obv. I 5, ~8#, II 1, 2, 7, 8, rev. 2); m hAw (rev. 5); m s.t tn (obv. I 7); r SAa (rev. ~1#); hAw (rev. 2, 3); s.t tn (obv. II 3, 5, 6); Sd (rev. ~2#); Tsy (obv. I 5, II 1, 2, 3, 7); dmD (rev. 3); dmD hAw n bAk (rev. 1); ditto (obv. II 2, 3)
Names/Titles: Imn-m-Hb (obv. I)
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 2006-02-06


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