O. Turin N. 57381
Other nos.: O. Turin inv. no. 13187, O. Turin suppl. 9611
  
Description: Limestone, 18 x 11.5 cms. Damaged at right and left edges, causing loss of writing both on obverse and reverse. Two sides; obverse: thirteen lines; reverse: eleven lines. Black ink, which is rather effaced on obverse. A few signs in reverse 2 are in red ink. Top obverse = bottom reverse.
Classification: protocol : account - list - oath - report : deficit
Keywords: complaint - copper - grain - oath - painting - term - silver - straw - textile - Hmy - onb.t
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; excavations Schiaparelli 1909.
Publication: Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 250-251 and pl. 68-71 (photograph, transcription, translation, commentary); Lopez, Ostraca ieratici 3, 27 (description), pl. 119-119a (facsimile, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 286-287 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 238 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 18 IV pr.t sw [...] (obv. 1); III Smw (obv. 7)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 18 Ramesses III ( Lopez, Allam, Kitchen, Helck )
Contents: Report by the workman MnnA in front of several scribes, the foremen and the entire crew, to the effect that the chief policeman MnTw-ms still owes him money after 11 years. Also MnTw-ms still owes him for feeding his ox, had already been obliged by the onb.t to pay for this, but remains negligent.
Terminology: ir n (obv. 10, 11, 12, 13, rev. ~1#, 2); anx n nb anx wDA snb Dd.n=f (obv. 5; written Dd.t.n=f ); wAH Imn wAH pA HoA anx wDA snb (obv. 6); wDA.t (rev. 5); m bAH NN (obv. 4); mn (rev. 2); r rdi.t rx=tw pA HD (obv. 9); r rdi.t rx.tw=s (rev. 8); r SAa (obv. 7, 8); rdy.t n=f (rev. ~3#); r Dd (obv. 3); hrw pn (obv. 2); smi ir.n NN m NN (obv. ~2#-3; or smi ir.n NN Hr NN ); dmD (rev. 4); DbA (verb; obv. 6, 7); ditto (obv. 11, 12)
Names/Titles: an. (pA aA n is.t 2 ; obv. 5); an. (pA HoA anx wDA snb ; king; obv. 6); an. (pA sS 2 ; obv. 5); Imn (deity; obv. 6); Imn-nxt (sS ; obv. 4); ax-p.t (sS ; obv. 4); MnnA (rmT-is.t ; obv. ~2#); MnTw-ms (Hr.y-mDAy ; obv. 3)
Remarks: The same parties occur as adversaries in O. OIC 12073, and seemingly also in O. DeM 261.

Record last updated 2005-06-01


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