O. UC 39655
Other nos.: HO 18, 2; O. Petrie 60
Description: Limestone, 1 0.1 x 5. 6 cms. Two sides; obverse: nine lines; reverse: four lines and some signs in red ink at the base of reverse, perpendicular to the text above. Black ink. Complete, but ink erased at some spots in obv. 2 and rev. 3-4. Top obverse = bottom reverse.
Classification: oath
Keywords: house - oath - payment - term
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 6 (description) and pl. 18-18A no. 2 (facsimile, transcription); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 241-242 no. 242 (translation, commentary); Menu, CRIPEL 1 (1973), 79, and Recherches sur l'histoire juridique, economique et sociale de l'ancienne Egypte , 234 (transliteration, translation, commentary of obverse 3-4 and reverse 1-2) ; http://www.petrie.ucl.ac.uk (photograph of obverse, description)
Dates mentioned: IV pr.t sw 21 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: -
Contents: Oath by Nb-Imn to pay Bw-on.tw=f before a certain date punishable by taking possession of this payment and a hundred lashes, and payment with the speaker's house.
Terminology: anx n NN (obv. 2); wAH Imn wAH pA HoA (obv. 3); r SAa (obv. 6)
Names/Titles: an. (pA HoA ; king; obv. 3); Imn (deity; obv. 3); Bw-on.tw=f (obv. 5-6); Nb-Imn (obv. ~2#); 1A.t-nfr.w (obv. 8-~9#)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2005-06-16

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