O. Cairo CG 25518
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 50257; O. Cairo SR 01447
  
Description: Limestone, 14 x 11 cms. Damaged (seven pieces). Two sides. Obverse: 8 lines in black ink; reverse: 8 lines in black ink, perpendicular to text on the obverse. On the obverse l. 1 has broken away; there is also damage to the beginning of l. 2-3 and the end of l. 8; on the reverse l. 1-2 and 4-5 have no ending, l. 6 and 8 have no beginning, l. 7 having been almost entirely destroyed. Correction by the scribe in obverse, 7.
Classification: journal : absence - event - labour - name
Keywords: conflict - illness - inactivity - junior - punishment
Provenance: Valley of Kings; excavations Th. Davis; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 9 (description), 18* (transcription), pl. XII (photograph); Collier, Dating Late XIXth Dynasty Ostraca , 44, 155 (description, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 166-167 (outline of content) ; Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 390 (transcription); Wimmer, Hieratische Palaeographie 1, 50 (transcription of obverse; but see Wimmer, Hieratische Palaeographie 1, 22)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 1 II Ax.t sw 13 (obv. 5); rnp.t-sp 1 II Ax.t sw 15 (rev. ~4#)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, year 1 Siptah (Černý, Kitchen, Wimmer, Helck , Collier )
Contents: Going from and coming Hr 9sr.t by several workmen, mention of the wp.t of the king (obverse); mention of a conflict, absence, illness (reverse; l. 1-3 of reverse are unclear).
Terminology: ii ir.n NN (obv. 5, in hrw n ii ir.n NN ); wsf (rev. 5, ~7#); m a Hr.y (rev. 5, ~7#, ~8#); mi.t.t (obv. [2], 2, 4); mr (rev. 8); hrw n Sm (obv. ~3#; in hrw n Sm ir.n NN )
Names/Titles: an. (Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; king; obv. 8); Ipwy (obv. 2, 4, rev. ~4#, ~7#); Imn (deity; rev. 1);) aA-pH.t.y (obv. 5, rev. ~6#); PA-nb (obv. 7); Ra-Htp (obv. ~3#); 2Am (obv. 2, 4, rev. 5, 8); 2nsw (obv. 6, rev. ~4#, ~7#); 4A-WAD.t (rev. 5, ~8#); OH (rev. 8); 9sr.t (geo.; obv. 4~6#, ~8#)
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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