O. Cairo CG 25631
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96057; O. Cairo SR 01188; O. Cairo Carnarvon 158
  
Description: Limestone, 12.5 x 13 cms. Almost complete. Two sides. Obverse: three columns of 5, 8 and 8 lines. and 1 line on upper edge. Reverse: 6 lines. Black ink, which is very effaced at several spots. Correction by the scribe in reverse 1.
Classification: account : expense
Keywords: lamp - weighing (?) - mn (?)
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1917-1918; mark: 158 (valley between KV 7 Ramesses II and KV 9 Ramesses VI); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 325.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 44 (description), 65* (transcription), pl. LX (facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 569-570 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: I Ax.t sw 7-8 (obv., edge, I 1-2); I Ax.t sw 11-13 (obv. I 3-4); I Ax.t sw 25-27 (obv. II 1-3); II Ax.t sw 6-8 (obv. II 4-6); II Ax.t sw 14 (obv. II 7); sw 16-17 (obv. III ~1-2#); sw 20 (obv. III 3); II Smw sw 22 (obv. III 6)
Dates attributed: D yn. 19 (Černý) ; Ramesses II (Kitchen)
Contents: Account of lamps / wicks used in connection with a draughtsman and an engraver.
Terminology: ir n (obv. III 5, rev. 4, 6); m pA mn wn m gs (rev. 1); see Remarks; mn (?) (obv. III ~4#, in mn dmD (?)); mn ir.t hAw=f (obv., edge); Xr HA.t (rev. 1); gmy.t m pA mn (obv. III 7); tp n ir.t hAw=f (rev. 3); dmD (?) (obv. III 4)
Names/Titles: an. (sS-od ; rev. 3); an. (TAy-mDA.t 4; rev. 5)
Remarks: Terminology: possibly mn 'jar' although the writing is curious. Cf., for instance, O. Cairo CG 25266 obv. 4 (Daressy, Ostraca Caire , pl. LV; Černý Notebook 101.54).

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