O. Cairo CG 25508
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 50338 A-B; O. Cairo SR 01438
  
Description: Limestone in two fragments (6.5 x 7.5 and 6 x 5 cms) which no longer join. Damaged on all sides. One side with 3 lines in black ink with a large lacuna in the middle. Palimpsest.
Classification: journal : absence - duty - event - labour - name
Keywords: illness - inactivity - place
Provenance: Valley of Kings; excavations Th. Davis; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 4 (description), 5* (transcription), pl. V (facsimile); Collier, Dating Late XIXth Dynasty Ostraca , 93, 155 (description, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 181 (outline of content) ; Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 426 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 3 IV Ax.t sw 11-14 (?) (~1#-3)
Dates attributed: E nd dyn. 19 (Černý) ; year 3 Siptah - Tausert (Kitchen) ; year 3 Siptah (Helck); year 3 Siptah (Collier)
Contents: Roster (?), guard duties, absence because of illness, mention of king.
Terminology: wsf (2) m a=f (2); mr (3);
Names/Titles: Ii-r-niw.t=f (~3#); Ipwy (2, ~3#); Nb-nfr (2)
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.

Record last updated 2011-07-08


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