O. UC 39633
Other nos.: HO 29, 1; O. Petrie 34
  
Description: Limestone, 1 0.3 x 1 7.6 cm. Two sides; obverse: seven lines; reverse: five lines and some signs on bottom edge. Black ink. Damaged at the top and top right and left of obverse and at top of reverse. Top obverse = top reverse. Correction by the scribe in reverse line 2, one sign deleted in obverse line 3.
Classification: account - oath : hire - payment - transfer
Keywords: agriculture - copper - donkey - oath - payment - term - water
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 9 (description) and pl. 29-29A no. 1 (facsimile, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 239-240 no. 239 (translation, commentary); Eichler, SAK 17 (1990), 148 (transliteration and translation of 1-5); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 299 (translation in outline of content other source) ; Helck, Materialien III, 494 (translation); Janssen, Donkeys at Deir el-Medina , 57-58 (summary of contents, commentary); Menu, CRIPEL 1 (1973), 103-104 and 106 ff ., and Recherches sur l'histoire juridique, economique et sociale de l'ancienne Egypte , 261 and 264 ff. (transliteration, translation, commentary) ; www.petrie.ucl.ac.uk (description, photograph)
Dates mentioned: IV Ax.t sw 23 (obv. ~1#); IV pr.t sw 10 (obv. 3); IV pr.t (obv. 3); I Smw (obv. 4); II Smw sw 20 (obv. 4, 5); III Smw sw 30 (obv. 7); rnp.t-sp 18 + X II pr.t sw 14 (rev. ~1#); sw 16-17 (rev. 4-5)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 28 Ramesses III ( Helck )
Contents: Personal accounts about the hire of a donkey and an oath about payment, personal accounts about delivery of water.
Terminology: ir n (rev. 3); anx n nb anx wDA snb r Dd wAH Imn wAH pA HoA anx wDA snb (obv. 5-6); r SAa r (obv. 7); r DbA (obv. 6); hrw n di.t (rev. ~1#); di.t pA aA n NN r skA ( obv. ~1-2# (?)); see Remarks; dmD r Dr=f (rev. 4)
Names/Titles: an. (pA HoA anx wDA snb ; king; obv. 6); Imn (deity; obv. 6)
Remarks: Terminology: for di.t pA aA n NN r skA , cf. O. Ashmolean Museum 1933.810.

Record last updated 2007-08-31


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