O. Cairo CG 25523
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96082; O. Cairo SR 01219
  
Description: Limestone, 13 x 13 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: two columns of 10 and 5 lines. reverse: two columns of 13 and 14 lines, with 3 additional lines to the left of col. II (top) and another line to the left of II 10. Many lines on the reverse are accompanied by checking mark s . Black ink. Palimpsest (some traces of older text on obverse and reverse still visible). Beginnings of all the lines of obverse col. I are damaged, l. 10 containing only traces. The beginning of reverse, II 5-13 are also damaged, as are II 1 and 8 (endings) and 12-13 (entirely lost). The two small texts to the left of reverse, col. II, are also damaged.
Classification: list : name
Keywords: boat - hut - side (of gang)
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1905-1906; mark: N; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 297.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 11-12 (description, transcription of erased text), 26* (transcription), pl. XVIII (facsimile); Collier, Dating Late XIXth Dynasty Ostraca , 70-72, 156 (description, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 177 (outline of content) ; Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 429-430 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: sw 7 (obv. I 1); III Smw sw 21 (rev. I 1); sw 22 (short text on rev. 3)
Dates attributed: E nd dyn. 19 (Černý) ; Siptah - Tausert (Kitchen) ; year 2 Siptah (Helck); after year 5 Siptah (Collier)
Contents: List of workmen on left and right sides of the gang, some of which are in 'the' hut or in 'the' boat.
Terminology: wnmy (obv. I ~2#, rev. I 2); m pA br (obv. I 9, II 4, 5, rev. I 7, 8, 13, II 6, 7); m tA a.t (obv. I 7, 8); smHy (obv. II ~1#, rev. II 1, 10); grH (?) (rev. I 12); ditto (obv. I 8, II 5, rev. I 8, II 7);
Names/Titles: an. (sS , or sS-od ; rev. II ~8#); an. (pA sS-od ; rev. 'III' 2) Ii-r-niw.t=f (obv. I 8); Ipwy (obv. II 4, rev. II 6); Imn-m-In.t (obv. II 2, rev. II 3); aA-nxt.w (obv. II 1, rev. II 4); Bw-on.tw=f (washed off text on reverse, 6); PA-ym (obv. I ~5#); PA-im.y-r-iH.w (rev. I 8); PA-wbx-nw (rev. I 9); PA-Ra-Htp (rev. II 2); Nfr-Htp (washed off text on rev. 1); Nxt-sw (rev. II 9, 14); Ra-wbn (rev. I 6); Ra-mry (obv. I ~6#); 1y-nfr (obv. I 2, rev. I 3, 12); 1r-m-wiA (obv. I ~4# (?), rev. II 8); 1r-nfr (rev. I 2); 1sy-sw-nb=f (rev. I 3); 2Am.y (obv. II 5, rev. II 7); 2a-m-Nwn (washed off text on rev. 2); 2a-m-sbA.w (obv. II 3, rev. II 5, 11, washed off text on rev. ~8#); 2nsw (obv. I 9, rev. I 7); On-Hr-xpS=f (obv. I ~3#); Ks sA aA-pH.t.y (obv. I ~7#); Ks sA Ra-ms (rev. I 11, washed off text on rev. 7); 6nr-MnTw (rev. I ~10#); Incomplete: [...] (reverse, 13); [...]-nxt (reverse, I 5); [...]-Htp (reverse, 'IV'); PA-[...] (obv. I 10)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2011-07-08


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