O. Cairo CG 25613
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96128; O. Cairo SR 01275; O. Cairo prov. no. 1/1/22/1
  
Description: Limestone, 20 x 13 cms. Damaged (two pieces). One side, with 4 lines in upper part of ostracon. Black ink. First three lines have lost the beginning. Correction by the scribe in l. 4.
Classification: account : delivery - transfer
Keywords: copper - oil - rags
Provenance: Probably Valley of Kings; excavations Th. Davis; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 38 (description), 61* (transcription), pl. LIV (facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 613 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 399, 399 (translation)
Dates mentioned: I Ax.t sw 18 (~1#); I Ax.t sw 22 (3)
Dates attributed: D yn. 20 (Černý) ; Ramesses III (Kitchen) ; see Remarks; year 6 Ramesses IV (Helck)
Contents: Delivery of 300 deben of copper, oil and rags by the scribe 0d-nxt .
Terminology: i.di NN (4); hrw pn in (3); hrw pn Ssp (1); swD (in swD n Hmt.y.w ; 2)
Names/Titles: an. (Hmt.y.w ; ~3#); PA-Hm-nTr (~4); 0d-nxt (sS ; ~2#; see Remarks)
Remarks: 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. Dating: according to R.J. Demaree (personal communication) the ostracon was written after the reign of Ramesses III. Names, Titles: for the scribe 0d-nxt , see Haring, Divine Households , 233 n. 2.

Record last updated 2005-06-03


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