O. Cairo CG 25514
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 50256; O. Cairo SR 01444
  
Description: Limestone, 15 x 16 cms. Damaged (three pieces). One side, with 13 lines in red ink. Endings of l. 9-13 are lost, while less heavy damage occurs in l. 2, 4-5.
Classification: journal : absence - labour - name
Keywords: inactivity
Provenance: Valley of Kings; excavations Th. Davis; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 6-7 (description), 10* (transcription), pl. VII (photograph); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 333-334 (transcription); Wimmer, Hieratische Palaeographie 1, 47-48 (transcription; but see Wimmer, Hieratische Palaeographie 1, 22); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 107-108 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: I pr.t sw 1-8 (1-4); I pr.t sw 21-25 (6-11)
Dates attributed: E nd dyn. 19 (Černý) ; Seti II (Kitchen) ; Amenmesse (Wimmer) ; year 2 Amenmesse (Helck)
Contents: List of workmen who are idle / absent.
Terminology: wsf (3, 5, 7, 8, 9, ~10#, ~11#, ~13#)
Names/Titles: Ipwy (2, 7); PA-nb (2, 7, 10); Pn-dwA (9); Nb-Imn (12); Nb-nfr sA Pn-nbw (5, 6); 1r-nfr (6); 4A-WAD.t (2, 8, 11); Ks (2, 7, 8, {8}); Ks sA Ra-ms (5, 10, {10}, 12 (?))
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 2005-06-03


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