O. Cairo CG 25501
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96073; O. Cairo SR 01210
Description: Limestone, 6.5 x 6.4 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: remains of two columns of 5 and 4 lines respectively, in black ink. Reverse: remains of two columns in black ink, of 3 lines (both). Uncial hand. Obverse has lost the top and left edges. Heavy loss of writing. Correction by the scribe in obverse, I 5, II 1 and reverse, II 1, 3.
Classification: journal : absence - duty - event - labour - name
Keywords: tomb (private) (?) - stone-work - working
Provenance: Valley of Kings; excavations Th. Davis; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 1 (description), 1* (transcription), pl. I (facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions I, 370 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: F irst half dyn. 19 (Černý) ; Seti I (Kitchen) ; see Remarks
Contents: List of names, record of absence and being put to work in the tomb, mention of a street (?) and of stonemasons (?).
Terminology: n (neg.) (obv. I 3; in n iw in NN ); nty iw m sA=sn (obv I 4); nty Hr bAk : rev. I 1, II ~4#); dmD (obv. I 5, II ~4# (?))
Names/Titles: an. (Xr.t.y (?); rev. I ~1#, II ~3# (both plur.)) Iwy (obv. I 3); Imn-m-HA.t (obv. I 4); My (obv. I 2); Mnw (rev. I 2) Incomplete: Imn-[...] (obv. II 1); Nx-[...] (obv. II 2); PA-[...] (obv. II 3)
Remarks: Provenance: see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 292-321, with figs. 96-97 on p. 300 and 302, showing some of the site designations used by Davis. Dating: perhaps rather dyn. 18 (R.J. Demaree).

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