O. Cairo CG 25608
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 51518; O. Cairo SR 01263
  
Description: Limestone, 14 x 9 cms. Complete. Two sides. Obverse: 12 lines; reverse: 3 lines. All writing in black ink, except the crossed out date in obv. 1, the month date in obv. 2 and grain measures in obv. 3-10 and 12. A sign seems to have been crossed out above obv. 3.
Classification: account : portion
Keywords: grain rations - junior - servant - side (of gang)
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; excavation of temple by Baraize in 1912; mark: DM
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 37 (description), 59* (transcription), pl. LII and LIV (photograph of obverse, facsimile of reverse); Černý, ASAE 27 (1927), 207-210 (transcription, translation, commentary); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 232-233 no. 183 (translation)
Dates mentioned: I Smw (obv. 1); II Smw (obv. 2, rev. 1); III Smw (rev. 2); IV Smw (rev. 3)
Dates attributed: M iddle dyn. 20 (Černý)
Contents: Total of grain rations over three months; for a chief workman, 15 workmen, 2 juniors, the doctor, and several others.
Terminology: ir n (obv. 5, 6); wa nb (obv. 5, 6); Hr wnmy (obv. 1); di.t di.w n Abd Y (obv. 2); dmD (obv. 11)
Names/Titles: an. (pA aA ; obv. 9); an. (pA aA n is.t ; obv. 3); an. (pA sAw ; obv. 7); an. (pA swn.w ; obv. 10) an. (pA sS ; obv. 4); an. (mnH 2 ; obv. 6); an. (nA Hm.w.t ; obv. 8);
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2010-09-07


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