O. Turin N. 57159
Other nos.: O. Turin inv. no. 11249, O. Turin suppl. 6640
Description: Dark grey pottery vase fragment, 7.5 x 11 cms, with smooth surface. Damaged at left and lower edges, causing loss of writing. Writing perpendicular to axis of vase. Two sides; obverse: four lines; reverse: four lines. Black ink. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: account - note - oath : deficit (?) - transfer
Keywords: donkey - oath
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; excavations Schiaparelli 1905.
Publication: Lopez, Ostraca ieratici 2, 28 (description), pl. 71-71a (facsimile, transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 252 (translation of main text without the oath) ; Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 46 (summary of contents, commentary)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 23 IV pr.t [...] (obv. ~1#)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 23 Ramesses III ( Lopez, Helck )
Contents: A donkey is handed over on a certain day, mention of 'the lord of the village' (or proper name of the water carrier PA-nb-dmi ?) in connection with an oath; see Remarks.
Terminology: wAH Imn wAH pA HoA (obv. ~4#); wDA.t (rev. 3); see Remarks; hrw pn (obv. 2); swD (obv. 2);
Names/Titles: an. (pA HoA anx wDA snb ; king; obv. [4]) Imn (deity; obv. ~4#); Imn-PA-1apy (rev. ~2#; or deity ?); Imn-xa (obv. ~3#); PA-nb-pA-dmi (obv. 3; or deity pA nb pA dmi (?))
Remarks: Terminology: according to Lopez, pl. 71a n. e, the reading wDA.t derives from Černý, but could in fact be read as bn .

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