O. Cairo CG 25592 + O. DeM 00384
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96017; O. Cairo SR 1147; O. IFAO 01269
  
Description: Yellowish pottery, Cairo fragment 8.5 x 6.5 cm, DeM fragment (2 pieces) 20 x 8 cm. Black ink, one side, 2 columns separated by a winding line; 7 lines in col. I (Cairo numbering maintained here), 10 lines in col. II. Damaged; lower halfs of signs in I 7 lost, beginning of II 5 lost.
Classification: account : portion
Keywords: grain rations - junior - servant - side (of gang)
Provenance: Cairo fragment: see Remarks; DeM fragment: Deir el-Medina; 2 fragments found in Grand Puits to the north of the temple on 13-03-1949 and 14-03-1949; marks: 13.3.49 (GP) and 14.3.49 (GP)
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 33, 59*, pl. XLVIII (description, transcription and facsimile of Cairo fragment); Černý, Ostraca Deir El Medineh V, 12, pl. 12 (description and transcription of DeM fragment); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 305 (translation); Helck, Materialien IV, (592) and (596) (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 530 (transcription of Cairo fragment)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 29 III Ax.t sw 2 ((I 1); II Ax.t (I 1); III Ax.t (II 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 29 Ramesses III (Černý, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Grain rations of II and III Ax.t for the left side of the gang.
Terminology: ir n (I 4, 5, II 4); idn di.w n Abd Y smHy (I 1); wa nb (I 4, 5, II 4); di.t di.w n Abd Y (II 1); dmD (I ~7#, II 9, 10)
Names/Titles: an. (aA ; II 8); an. (pA aA n is.t ; I 2, II 2); an. (pA sS ; I 3, II 3); an. (nA mnH.w ; II 6); an. (Hm.t ; f.; I ~7#, II 7); an. (sAw ; I 6, II ~5#?) Incomplete [...] -nxt (II 5)
Remarks: Cairo and DeM fragments belong together according to Magee, Malek, Checklist , 20 and 35. Provenance: 'probably Valley of Kings' (Černý) for the Cairo fragment, but this is hardly possible in view of the provenance of the DeM fragment. Note that Cairo CG 25592 is not mentioned in Reeves, Valley of the Kings.

Record last updated 2006-08-25


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