O. Cairo CG 25571 obverse
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96086; O. Cairo SR 01228
Description: Limestone, 7 x 4 cms. Damaged. Two sides. Obverse: 5 lines; reverse: 4 lines. Black ink. The text on obverse has lost all the endings of the lines, the text on reverse all the beginnings. Top obverse = top reverse.
Classification: account
Keywords: side (of gang)
Provenance: Valley of Kings; excavations Th. Davis; mark: Q; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 26 (description), 47* (transcription), pl. XXXIV (facsimile); Collier, Dating Late XIXth Dynasty Ostraca , 89-90, 156 (description, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 433 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: sw 30 (prob. IV Smw sw 30 ; 3); epagomenal days (3)
Dates attributed: E nd dyn. 19 (Černý) ; Siptah - Tausert (Kitchen); mid-late years Siptah (Collier)
Contents: Contents unclear, but seemingly an account of some sort.
Terminology: ir n (?) (2); wnmy (1); mn (5); Incomplete: [ ... ]y.t (2)
Names/Titles: Incomplete: [...]Aw-nxt (or title)
Remarks: The terms 'obverse' and 'reverse' (Černý, Ostraca Caire , p. 47*) are reversed on his plate XXXIV. Provenance: see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 292-321, with figs. 96-97 on p. 300 and 302, showing some of the site designations used by Davis.

Record last updated 2011-07-08

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