O. Cairo CG 25551
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96122; O. Cairo SR 01269; O. Cairo Carnarvon 161
  
Description: Limestone, 10 x 10 cms. Damaged. Obverse: 2 lines; reverse: 1 short line. Black ink. Obverse, 1 damaged at the end, l. 2 at the beginning.
Classification: account : expense
Keywords: lamp
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1917-1918; mark: nr. 161 (valley between KV 7 Ramesses II and KV 9 Ramesses VI); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 325.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 29 (description), 41* (transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 174 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: IV Ax.t sw 8 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: D yn. 19 (Černý) ; Merenptah (Kitchen)
Contents: Lamp / wick account; reverse: amount of unknown commodity.
Terminology: hAw (written hy ; obv. ~1#)
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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