O. Cairo CG 25566
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96095; O. Cairo SR 01238
  
Description: Limestone, 9 x 14 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: 7 lines; reverse: 5 lines. Palimpsest. Of the text on obverse only traces can be seen on the blackened surface which was badly erased. Ink on reverse pale and earlier writing still visible.
Classification: note: event
Keywords: arrival - commissioning - gang - junior
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1907-1908; mark: House HO (workmen's houses between KV 17 Seti I and KV 21); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 307.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 24-25 (description, transcription of obverse), 47* (transcription of reverse), pl. XXXIII (facsimile of reverse); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 369 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 448 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 4 III Ax.t sw [...] (obv. ~1#)
Dates attributed: D yn. 20 (Černý) ; year 4 Ramesses VI ( Kitchen, Helck )
Contents: Obverse: arrival of officials to inspect the commission / work; reverse: the gang and draughtsmen are praised (swh ?) and hear about three young men who will be taken away.
Terminology: Ssp sHn (obv. 6, in [ ... ] Ssp sHn [ ... ] )
Names/Titles: an. (nA sr.w aAy.w ; obv. 2); an. (nA sS.w-od.w ; rev. 2 (plur.)); Incomplete: Nb-MAa.t-Ra [...] (king; obv. 1)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2005-06-03


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