Description: A man, squatting on his heel, right knee raised, right hand forward, holding the top of a horizontal drill of a bow-drill, with the point of the drill in a base that is shaped like N25, left arm in front of body, holding the bow of the bow drill.
Category: Men and their occupations [Gardiner A]
Basic Form: full quadrat
Tag: holding somethingkneeledmanworkinghilldrill
Type: compound
Hieroglyphica  A142
Jsesh  A142
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Creator: I. Hafemann
Editor(s): J. Grotenhuis, L. Seelau
logogram (1 function(s))
Phonetic value Semantic value Use
jm.y-r'/wbꜣ smy.t overseer/who opens the desert cryptographic
Comment For the different reading see the bibliography below.

mr=k ḥḥ.w ḥm.wt sꜣ.w=k rḫ nswt ẖty jm.y-r'/wbꜣ smy.wt jꜣb.twt
May you love millions of women, ??? your sons, royal acquaintance, Khety, overseer of/who opens the eastern deserts.
11th Dynasty (after reunification)
Fischer, Henry George (1996), Egyptian Studies III, Varia Nova, p. 211
Kuentz, Ch. (1934), Remarques sur les statues de Ḥarwa. Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale 34, 143-163, p. 149
Morenz, L.D. (1998), Review: Fischer, Henry George 1996. Varia nova. Egyptian Studies 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Discussions in Egyptology 41, 93-102, p. 101-102
Morenz, L. D. (2008), Sinn und Spiel der Zeichen: visuelle Poesie im Alten Ägypten. Pictura et Poesis 21, p. 141-143
Creator: Ph. Seyr
Editor(s): J. Grotenhuis, Ph. Seyr

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