O. UC 39606
Other nos.: HO 16, 3; O. Petrie 03
  
Description: Limestone, 9.1 x 12.5 cm . Complete. Two sides. Obverse: five lines; reverse: two lines and drawing, i.a of a boat. Black ink. Correction by the scribe in line 1. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: account : payment - transfer
Keywords: cattle - fat (?) - copper - oil - payment - silver - textile - vessel (?); see Remarks
Provenance: No indication.
Publication: Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 5 and pl. 1 6 -1 6 A no. 3 (description, facsimile, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 227 no. 226 (translation, commentary); Les Artistes de Pharaon , 134 , top (photograph of obverse ; see Remarks ) ; Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 394 (translation) ; http://www.petrie.ucl.ac.uk (photographs, transcription, translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 4 III Smw sw 13 (1; see Remarks)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 4 Ramesses IV ( Helck) ; see Remarks
Contents: A bull of the workman Pn-Imn is bought by the policeman Imn-ms . Items paid for the bull.
Terminology: in pA kA n NN in NN (obv. 1-2); ir n (obv. 4, 5, rev. 1); rdy.t n=f r DbA=f (obv. ~3#); hrw pn (obv. 1); dmD HD r.di.t=f r=f (rev. 2)
Names/Titles: Imn-ms (mDAy ; obv. 2); Pn-Imn (rmT-is.t ; obv. 2)
Remarks: Keywords: for aAaA , apparently a kind of vessel, see Janssen, Commodity Prices , 340. Publication: the translation, commentary and bibliography by Grandet, in Les Artistes de Pharaon , 134 , no. 75, are those of O. UC 3 1933 . Dating: the transcription in HO 16, 3 has sw 12 (sic). Date attributed: a mDAy Imn-ms also occurs in O. Cairo CG 25588, which is dated to year 2 Ramesses IV by Kitchen.

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