O. Turin N. 57395
Other nos.: O. Turin inv. no. 13205, O. Turin suppl. 9632
  
Description: Limestone writing tablet, 12 x 12 x 2.5 cms. The edges were neatly rounded off and the writing surfaces made smooth. Damaged at the top and left edges. One side, with four partly effaced lines in black ink. Palimpsest; see Remarks.
Classification: letter (?) ; see Remarks
Keywords: apportioning
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; excavations Schiaparelli 1909.
Publication: Lopez, Ostraca ieratici 3, 31 (description), pl. 128-128a (facsimile, transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: D yn. 19 or dyn. 20 (Lopez)
Contents: Unclear, but mention is made of 'apportioning' (psS=st ) and 'my lord' (pAy=i nb ).
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Classification: according to Lopez, p. 31, this could be a legal document, but the use of pAy=k and pAy=i in lines 2 and 4 may point to a letter. Description: according to Lopez, p. 31, this tablet does not belong to tablet Turin N. 57396, which is less thick and has interpunction in red ink.

Record last updated 2005-06-01


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