O. Cairo CG 25365 + O. Cairo CG 25624
Other nos.: O. Cairo CG 25365
  
Description: Yellowish pottery of 20 x 18 cms. Damaged (two pieces). Two sides: obverse: three columns, of 20, 8 and 9 lines; reverse: 7 lines. Damage occurs i.a. at the end of obv. I 1, the beginning of I 8-16, and the endings of III 1-4; rev. 1-6 have all sustained heavy damage. Correction by the scribe in obv. I 1, 19; one sign crossed out in obv. I 4.
Classification: account : name - portion - transfer
Keywords: alabaster - basketry - beer - bread - cakes - dates - fat - fish - fruit - funeral (?) - incense - mat - oil - procession - sandals - vegetables - vessel - woodwork - wpw
Provenance: Very probably Deir el-Medina or Valley of Kings
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 41-42 (description), 63*-64* (transcription), pl. LVIII-LIX facsimile); Daressy, Ostraca Caire , 94-95 (transcription CG 25365), pl. LXI (photograph of obverse CG 25365); Janssen, Village Varia , 69-72 (translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 516-517 (transcription); Spiegelberg, OLZ 5 (1902), col. 329-332 (facsimile, transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 27 IV Ax.t sw 29 (obv. II 1-2)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, v ery probably year 27 Ramesses III (Černý) ; year 27 Ramesses III (Kitchen)
Contents: Commodities listed with several men and women; see Remarks
Terminology: rdy.t.n=f n NN (obv. II 3)
Names/Titles: RSw-ptr=f (obv. I 17); 1r (obv. I 19); 1nw.t-n.t-Xnw (f.; written 1nw.t-Xnw ; obv. II 4); 4A (f.; obv. I 1); 6A-mr.w.t (f.; obv. I 18); 6A-sk.t (f.; obv. I 5, II 3)
Remarks: Contents: this ostracon belongs to a group of ostraca listing food taken by persons to a feast (?), according to Janssen, Village Varia , 55-86

Record last updated 2005-06-03


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