O. Cairo CG 25510
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 50254; O. Cairo SR 01439
  
Description: Limestone, 19.5 x 12.5 cms. Damaged (many pieces). Two sides. Obverse: 18 lines in black ink. Reverse: first half of 1 line in black ink. L. 1-6 of obverse are for the most part lost, as are the endings of l. 8-14. L. 1 of obverse was crossed out by the scribe.
Classification: journal : absence - duty - labour - name
Keywords: funeral - inactivity
Provenance: Valley of Kings; excavations Th. Davis; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 5 (description), 7* (transcription), pl. VII (photograph of obverse, facsimile of reverse); Collier, Dating Late XIXth Dynasty Ostraca , 80-81, 155 (description, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 130-131 (outline of content) ; Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 332-333 (transcription); Wimmer, Hieratische Palaeographie 1, 44-45 (transcription; but see Wimmer, Hieratische Palaeographie 1, 22)
Dates mentioned: IV pr.t sw 16-18 (obv. ~6#-~8#); IV pr.t sw 21 (obv. ~10); IV pr.t sw 24-26 (obv. 12-15); I Smw sw 13 (obv. 16)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, Seti II ( Černý, Kitchen, Wimmer ); year 2 Seti II (Helck); early-mid years Siptah (Collier)
Contents: Workmen being idle on certain dates.
Terminology: wsf (obv. ~6#, ~7#, 8, 8, above 9, ~10#, above 11, 11, 13, 13, 15, 16, 18, 18); dmD (obv. 4)
Names/Titles: Ipwy (obv. ~5#, 17); Imn-m-In.t (obv. ~7#, 13); aA-pH.t.y (obv. ~3#, 11, ~16#); Wsr-xpr.w-Ra 4tp.n-Ra anx wDA snb 4A Ra 4tX.y Mr.n-PtH anx wDA snb (king; obv. 1 (preceded by nswt-bity , but crossed out), ~rev.#); Bw-on.tw=f (obv. 7, 15); PA-ym (obv. 2); Pn-Imn (obv. ~14#); Nb-nfr sA Pn-nbw (obv. 3, 9); Nb-nxt (obv. ~8#); Nb-4wmn.w (obv. 17); Nfr-Htp (obv. ~2#); Nxt-sw (obv. ~8#); Ra-wbn (obv. ~above 11#, ~11#, ~12#, 14); Ra-Htp (obv. above 9, 13); 1Ay (obv. ~4#, 7, 8, 9, ~10#, 12, 15, 16); 1y (obv. ~9#); 1y-nfr (obv. 9, ~11#, ~12#); 1r-m-wiA (obv. ~5#, 11, 14, 18); 1r-nfr (obv. ~9#, ~14#, ~18#); 1sy-sw-nb=f (obv. ~4#); 2Am (obv. 17); 3nmw-ms (obv. ~6#); 4A-WAD.t (obv. 12, 15, 15, 17); Knr (obv. 13) Ks sA aA-pH.t.y ( obv. 14, 16)
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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