O. Cairo CG 25562
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96096; O. Cairo 01239
  
Description: Oval limestone, 22 x 15 cms. Complete. One side with 9 lines in black ink. Parts of the first three lines are very difficult to make out; the ink is sometimes very pale.
Classification: account - note : event - labour - transfer
Keywords: basketry - gang - inactivity - message - textile
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1907-1908; mark: House lambda 6 (workmen's houses between KV 17 Seti I and KV 21); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 307.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 23 (description), 46* (transcription), pl. XXXI (facsimile); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 424 (translation) ; Helck, Materialien V, (938) (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 13 1 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 2 II Smw sw 1 [...] (~1#, 4)
Dates attributed: D yn. 20 (Černý) ; Ramesses IV (Kitchen) ; year 2 Ramesses V (Helck)
Contents: Cloth is handed over by a deputy of the treasury and a scribe of the vizier. According to the Necropolis scribe 1r it belongs to "the god". The vizier has demanded that a man be brought to him in connection with this case (?). The cloth is / has been cut into 8 pieces by the chief workman Nxw-m-Mw.t (?).
Terminology: wsf tA is.t (?) (~2#); hAb (6); hrw pn swD (4)
Names/Titles: an. (TAty ; 7); Ii-m-nswt-bity (idn.w n pr-HD ; 5; see Remarks); PA-r (sS n TAty ; 5); Nxw-m-Mw.t (aA n is.t ; 7); 1r (sS n pA 2r ; 6 + {sw} n pA nTr )
Remarks: Instead of Ii-m-nswt-bity read Ii-m-sbA , as Helck, Materialien V, 938?

Record last updated 2010-09-07


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