O. UC 39648
Other nos.: HO 19, 1; O. Petrie 50
  
Description: Limestone, 1 6.8 x 1 7.5 cm. Two sides; obverse: eleven lines and one small line above line 3; reverse: twelve lines and some supralinear additions above lines 4, 6 and 7. Red ink, except for some passages in obverse 6-7 and reverse 4-6 (not underlined in transcription) in black ink. Damaged on all sides. On the reverse there are some dividing strokes, e.g. one stroke under parts of lines 6 and 7, running through the middle of l. 7. Corrections by the scribe in obverse 3 and reverse 4 and 6.
Classification: account - journal : delivery - duty - name
Keywords: beer - bread - dates - firewood - fish - gang - grain rations - pottery (?) - side (of gang) - vegetables - oAw
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 6 (description) and pl. 19-19A no. 1 (facsimile, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 499-500 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 267-268 (outline of content) ; http://www.petrie.ucl.ac.uk (photograph and transcription of obverse)
Dates mentioned: I Ax.t sw 1-10 (obv. ~1#, 2, 3, 4, 4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 8, 9); I Ax.t sw 13-25 (rev. ~3#, 3, 3, 4, 5, 6, above 6, 7, 8, ~9#, 9, 10, 12)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses III ( Kitchen ); year 25 Ramesses III (Helck)
Contents: Journal recording duties and several deliveries.
Terminology: iw mH n Abd Y (obv. 9); iw=tw di.t di.w (obv. 9); iw=tw di.t di.w n tA is.t (rev. 7); wnmy (obv. 1, 4, 6, 10, above rev. 4, rev. 5, 5, above 7, 8, 10); hrw pn (rev. 7); smHy (obv. 1, 5, ~6#, 7, rev. 2, 4, 4, 6, 6, 8, 11); Ssp m Dr.t NN (obv. 8, ~10#); dmD (obv. 3)
Names/Titles: an. (od (?) ; obv. ~11#); Any-nxt (rev. 3); Ii-r-niw.t=f (obv. ~8#); Imn-m-Ip.t (obv. 5, rev. ~12#); Imn-nxt (sS ; obv. ~10#, rev. 11); see Remarks; Imn-xa (above obv. 3); Ir-sw (rev. 5); MnnA (obv. ~6#); Ms (obv. 6); Nfr-Hr (rev. 3); Nfr-Htp (obv. 1, rev. 4-~5#, 7); Nxw-m-Mw.t (obv. 7); Nxt-Mnw (obv. 4, rev. 9); RSw-ptr=f (obv. 4, rev. 10); 1y-nfr (above rev. 6); 2a-m-WAs.t (obv. ~3#, rev. 9); 2a-m-Nwn (rev. 6); 2a-m-tr (obv. 8); OnnA (rev. 3); Ks (obv. 2); Incomplete: [...]-nxt (obv. 9)
Remarks: Names, Titles: Černý transcribed Iw in obv. 10, but Imn seems possible. For the scribe of this text, see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 74 n. 134.

Record last updated 2007-08-31


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