O. Cairo CG 25540
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96016; O. Cairo SR 01146; O. Cairo Carnarvon 178
  
Description: Limestone, 14 x 28.5 cms. Complete. One side, with 5 lines in black ink.
Classification: account : deficit - delivery - expense
Keywords: lamp - storehouse
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Carnarvon/Carter excavations1917-1918; mark: 178 (valley between KV 7 Ramesses II and KV 9 Ramesses VI); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 325.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 17 (description), 36* (transcription), pl. XXIV (photograph); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 154 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 52 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 3 II Smw sw 1-8 (1-4)
Dates attributed: S econd half dyn. 19 (Černý) ; year 3 Merenptah (Kitchen) ; see Remarks; year 3 Ramesses II (Helck)
Contents: Lamp / wick account for 8 days.
Terminology: wDA.t (5); hAw (2); Sdy.t m pA wDA (1); dmD (5#)
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: This text was written by Qenhirkhopshef; see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 41-48.

Record last updated 2005-06-03


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