O. Cairo CG 25563
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96097; O. Cairo SR 01240
  
Description: Limestone, 12 x 17 cms. Complete. Two sides. Obverse: 4 lines; reverse: 3 lines and some trial marks. Black ink. The ink on obverse has gone very pale, that on reverse to the point of rendering the text illegible. Top obverse = top reverse (?). Correction by the scribe in obverse, 2.
Classification: journal : absence - event - labour - name
Keywords: granary - inactivity
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1907-1908; mark: House delta 1 (workmen's houses between KV 17 Seti I and KV 21); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 307.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 23-24 (description, transcription of reverse), 46* (transcription of obverse), pl. XXXII (facsimile of obverse); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 136 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 389 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 3 IV pr.t sw 22 (obv. 1; for 12 (?)); rnp.t-sp 3 IV pr.t sw 12 (obv. 3); IV pr.t sw 13 (rev. ~2# (?))
Dates attributed: D yn. 20 (Černý) ; year 3 Ramesses IV (Kitchen, Helck)
Contents: Obverse: four men are taken off duty to build (or: paint ?) in a granary; the draughtsman 1r-Sri is rdi.t Xr , after which the text may continue on the (damaged) reverse; reverse: mention of inactivity.
Terminology: wsf (obv. 1, rev. ~2#); m hrw pn (obv. 1, 3-4); rdi.t NN Xr.y (?) (obv. 4)
Names/Titles: Pn-6A-wr.t (rev. 2-3); 1r-Sri (sS-od ; obv. 4)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2005-06-03


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