O. Turin N. 57432
Other nos.: O. Turin inv. no. 13161, O. Turin suppl. 9582
  
Description: Limestone, 25 x 16.5 cms. Damaged at the left edge of obverse and the right edge of reverse. Two sides; obverse: six lines in black ink and four lines in red ink; reverse: six lines in black ink and five lines in red ink. Parts of l. 2 and 4 of obverse are cancelled in red ink. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: journal : absence - event - labour - name
Keywords: funeral - inactivity - side (of gang) - pna
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; excavations Schiaparelli 1909.
Publication: Lopez, Ostraca ieratici 3, 41-42 (description), pl. 139-139a and 140-140a (facsimile, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 317-318 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 241-242 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: II pr.t sw 11-30 (obv. 1-7); III pr.t sw 1-14 (obv. ~7#-10); II pr.t sw 11-22 (rev. 1-6); sw 22-30 (rev. 7); III pr.t sw 1-~15# (rev. 7-11)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, between year 10 Ramesses III and year 20 Ramesses III ( Lopez) ; Ramesses III (Kitchen) ; year 20 Ramesses III (Helck)
Contents: Obverse: journal for right side of gang over period of one and a half month; absences and reasons therefore; inactivity. Reverse: same for left side of gang. On the reverse also an allusion is made to possibly reassigning Nx to the left side (?), and to a funeral.
Terminology: wA.w (obv. ~1#, 2, 4, 4, 5, ~6#, 9, 10); m wsf (obv. ~2#, 5, rev. ~2#, 5, 8~9#); hrw pn n pna NN smHy (rev. 5; written hrw n pn ); Xr.y (obv. 3 (?), rev. 3 (?), or Xr Dr.t NN [obv. 3-4 (?), 4, rev. 3-4 (?), 4]; above 7); smHy (rev. 1, 5); ditto (obv. 4, rev. 4, 4)
Names/Titles: Any-nxt (obv. 5, 6, rev. 1, 2); Ii-r-niw.t=f (obv. 6); Yp (rev. 2); Ipwy (obv. ~1#, 2, 3, 9, 10); Imn-m-Ip.t (obv. 3, 4, 4); PA-ym (rev. 10) ; MnnA (rev. 6); Nfr-Htp (obv. 3, 4, 4); Nx (rev. 5); Nxw-m-Mw.t (obv. 1); RSw-ptr=f (rev. 2); Rt (above rev. 2, 6); 1Ay (rev. 4, 4, 6); 1Ay (aA n is.t ; rev. 3, 4, 4, ~5-6#, 9); 1y (rev. 10); 1y-nfr (obv. 1, 5); 2a-m-Ip.t (rev. 3, 4, ~6# (?)); 2a-m-Nwn (rev. ~1#, 3, 4); 2nsw (obv. 1, 2, 3, 4, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10); 4A-WAD.t (rev. 1, 6, 10); Ks (obv. ~1# (?)), 2, 2, 4, 4, 6, ~9#, 10)
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 2005-06-01


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