O. Cairo CG 25520
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 50259; O. Cairo SR 01449
  
Description: Limestone, 20 x 29 cms. Damaged (many pieces). Two sides. Obverse: 15 lines in black ink. Reverse: 14 lines in black ink. The lines on obverse and reverse are all much damaged, at the beginning or end, or in the middle, or in a combination of any of these three. Correction by the scribe in obverse, 15, reverse, 9
Classification: journal : absence - labour - name
Keywords: inactivity
Provenance: Valley of Kings; excavations Th. Davis; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 10 (description), 20*-21* (transcription), pl. XIV (photograph); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 392-394 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 106-107 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: II Ax.t sw [...] (obv. 2); III Ax.t sw 13 (obv. 5); III Ax.t sw 10 + X (obv. ~6#); III Ax.t sw [...] (obv. 7, 11); III Ax.t sw 16-17 (obv. 10-11); IV Ax.t sw 2-5 and sw 7 (obv. 13-15); III Ax.t 12 (rev. ~1#), 23 (rev. 6), 25-28 (rev. ~7#-8), IV Ax.t 2-3 (rev. 12-13); 4 (rev. 9), 6-8 (rev. 10-11)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, Siptah (Černý, Kitchen) ; year 2 Amenmesse (Helck)
Contents: Absent / idle workmen in II-IV Ax.t .
Terminology: wsf (obv. 2, 6, 7, ~8#, ~9#, ~10#, ~10#, 13, ~13#, ~14#, ~14#, ~14#, 15, ~15#, rev. 5, ~5#, ~6#, ~7#, 7, 8, ~8#, ~9#, 10, [10], ~11#, ~12#, ~13#, ~14#)
Names/Titles: Ipwy (rev. ~7#, ~8#, 8, 12, 13, ~14#); Bw-on.tw=f (rev. ~3#); PA-nb (rev. 3, 6, 6, 9, 10, 13, ~14#); PA-Sd (obv. ~5#, ~14#); PA-Sd sA 1H (obv. ~5#, ~6#, 7, above 7, ~8#, [8], 9, [9], ~10#, ~10#, ~11#, 12, 13, 14, 15); Nb-nxt (rev. 10); Nb-4wmn.w (obv. above 3, above ~4#, ~7#, ~8#); Nfr-Htp (sS-od ; rev. ~7#); Nx (rev. ~6#, ~9#, ~10#, 13); Nx sA Bw-on.tw=f (rev. ~2#); Ra-mry (obv. ~1#); 1Ay (rev. ~1#, ~2#, ~6#, ~7#, ~7#, ~8#, 9, 10, 10, 12, 13); 1y (rev. 3); 1y sA 2a (rev. ~8#, 9, above ~12#, above 13, ~14#); 1r-m-wiA (obv. 4); 1sy-sw-nb=f (obv. 3, ~4#); 2Am (obv. ~2#, 3, 4); 2a-m-sbA.w (rev. 12); 4A-WAD.t (rev. ~5#, ~6#, 7); On (obv. 2, 3, above 4, 8, 15, rev. [5] (?), [6] (?)); OnnA (obv. ~12#); Ks (obv. ~1#, rev. ~#3, 5, 6, 7, ~8#, ~11#); Incomplete: Nb-[...] (obv. 4)
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. For the scribe of this text, see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 53 n. 60.

Record last updated 2005-06-03


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