O. Wente
Other nos.: -
  
Description: Pottery sherd, ca. 14.5 x 15.5 cm. Inscribed on one side in black ink, 7 lines. Complete: middle and ends of lines 1 and 2 slightly effaced, ends of lines 3-5 slightly effaced, beginning of line 4 effaced.
Classification: letter
Keywords: goat - illness - Necropolis - oil - river-bank
Provenance: No indication.
Publication: Wente, in: Studies Simpson 2, 855-867 (facsimile, transcription, translation, commentary); Wente, Letters , 143 no. 188 (translation)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Late dyn. 19 or early dyn. 20 (Wente)
Contents: A letter by an anonymous sender to the chief of police MnTw-ms , about acquiring a goat for the wife of the former, who is ill. The author denies having been removed from the necropolis community.
Terminology: n NN (~1#)
Names/Titles: MnTw-ms (Hr.y-mDAy ; ~1#)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2001-07-27


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