O. Ashmolean Museum 0221
Other nos.: O. Gardiner 0221
Description: Limestone, 11.5 x 10 cms. Two sides; obverse: four lines; reverse: two perpendicular lines. Black ink, except for the date in obv. line 1 which is partly in red ink. Complete, the end of obv. 1 is effaced; obv. line 4 and rev. line 2 are almost gone (the reverse was washed away by the scribe). Top obverse = left reverse.
Classification: journal : labour
Keywords: seal - stone-work - tomb (royal) (?) - Valley of Kings
Provenance: No indication
Publication: Černý, Community , 90 (transcription and translation of 2-4); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 271 (translation in outline of content other source) ; see Remarks
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 25 II pr.t sw 14 (obv. 1); rnp.t-sp 25 II pr.t sw 29 (rev. 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 25 Ramesses III ( Helck )
Contents: Obscure entry about the workmen being in the Valley of Kings sealing (a tomb?) with the rubble to the top; reverse: the workmen ('one') are in 9sr.t .
Terminology: iw=tw m 4x.t aA.t (obv. 2); m hrw pn (obv. ~1#)
Names/Titles: 4x.t (geo.; obv. 2 ); 9sr.t (geo.; rev. ~2#)
Remarks: Collated by Demaree-Donker van Heel on November 17, 1999. Called 'old stock' in Černý Notebook 31.24 and said to be slowly perishing when transcription was revised on April 22nd, 1958. Publication: see also Černý Notebook 31.24 (description, transcription) .

Record last updated 2011-06-14

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