O. BM EA 05672 + O. Cairo CG 25649
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96046; O. Cairo SR 1177; O. Cairo Carnarvon 138; HO 69, 1
  
Description: O. BM 5672: limestone; 14 x 19 cms; damaged. O. Cairo CG 25649 forms the right upper part as seen from obverse. Two sides. O. Cairo CG 25649: limestone, 5 x 6.5 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: 3 lines without ending or beginning; reverse: 4 line equally damaged. L. 1 of reverse is only a trace. Black ink. Top obverse = bottom reverse; see Remarks.
Classification: account - journal : absence - deficit - delivery - event - labour - name
Keywords: gang - grain rations - gum - inactivity - measuring - oil - paint - painting - tomb (royal) - weighing - working - xA - Drw
Provenance: O. BM 5672: Valley of Kings; O. Cairo CG 25649: Valley of Kings; Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1915; mark: 138 (WV 22 Amenhotep III 'upper stratum' burial chamber J); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 325.
Publication: O. BM 5672 + O. Cairo CG 25649: Černý-Gardiner, Hieratic Ostraca , 20 (description), pl. LXIX-LXIXA.1 (facsimile, transcription); O. Cairo CG 25649: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 49 (description), 69* (transcription), pl. LXIV (facsimile); O. BM 5672 + O. Cairo CG 25649: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 660-661 (transcription); Demaree, Ramesside Ostraca , 20 and pl. 43-44 (description, photograph, transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 507 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 14 III Ax.t sw 20-24 (obv.-rev.); see Remarks
Dates attributed: Černý: second half dyn. 20; Kitchen, Demaree, Helck: year 14 Ramesses IX
Contents: Journal, workroster / inactivity, weighing / measuring the xA brought from the vizier, the delivery of painting material, grinding pigments by the draughtsmen, arrears in rations, mentioning of tomb of Ramesses VII (?).
Terminology: iw=s ir (obv. 5); iw tA is.t bAk (obv. ~8# (?)); ir n (obv. 8); wp sn (rev. 4); wDA.t (obv. 5); m wsf (in iw tA is.t m wsf : obv. ~1#); bAk (obv. 2); nty m wsf (obv. ~3#, ~9#); nty m wDA (obv. 7); hrw pn iw=tw wD (rev. 2); hrw pn di.t (obv. 5); spy.t (written spy(.t )? ; rev. 6); di.w (rev. 5, 5); dmD (rev. ~9#)
Names/Titles: an. ( TAty ; obv. 4); amT (rev. 4); PA-wr (sS-od ; rev. 1); PA-wr-... (sS-od ; obv. 3; see Remarks); PA-rwy (rev. 4); PA-knf (obv. 1-~2#); Pn-6A-wr.t (sS-od ; 9); Pn-tA-Hw.t-nxt (sS ; obv. ~2#); Niw.t (geo.; rev. 3); 1r-Sri (sS ; obv. 3); Incomplete: PA- ... (rev. 4)
Remarks: Dating: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 69* n. a: rnp.t-sp 24 or 34; Description: in his corrections on p. 132 of Ostraca Caire , Černý already noted that the Cairo fragment published by him joined with O. BM 5672 as published in Inscriptions in the Hieratic and Demotic Character, pl. 23; Names, Titles: for PA-wr- ... (obv. 3) , read PA-wrS ?

Record last updated 2010-10-19


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