Limestone ostracon; two pieces re-joined. A copy of the Teaching of Amenemhat (11 to end 12, and 13a to 14a).
- Excavated/Findspot: Thebes
- (Africa,Egypt,Upper Egypt,Thebes (Upper Egypt - archaic))
- Height: 14.8 centimetres
- Width: 18.5 centimetres
Inscription Positionboth sides
Inscription CommentPainted,red and black. 4 lines on one side; 2 lines and signs on other. The four lines are a copy of the Teaching of Amenemhat (13a-14a).
The copy of the Teaching of Amenemhat is unpublished; identified by R. J. Demaree, pers. comm 2008.
Unpublished in F. Adrom, Die Lehre des Amenemhet (BAe 19, 2006).
Translation of Amenemhat: Parkinson, The Tale of Sinuhe and other Ancient Egyptian Poems 1940-1640 BC (Oxford World's Classics 1999), 203-11.
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA16691
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