O. Cairo CG 25635
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96062; O. Cairo SR 01193
  
Description: Yellow-greyish pottery, 16.5 x 11 cms. Damaged. One (convex) side with two columns separated by a stroke. Col. I has 11 lines (with a horizontal stroke between l. 10 and 11, col. II: 6 lines. Black ink. Beginning of I 11 and endings of II 5-6 are affected. Correction by the scribe in I 2.
Classification: account : deficit - delivery
Keywords: commissioning - firewood
Provenance: Probably Valley of Kings; excavations Th. Davis; see Remarks.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 45 (description), 66* (transcription), pl. LXI (facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 554 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 322-323 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 31 II Smw sw 2 (I 1); sw 4 (I 3); sw 6 (I 4); sw 8 (I 5); sw 13 (I 6); sw 16 (I 7); sw 20-21 (I 8-9); sw 30 (I 10); III Smw sw 30 (II 3)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 31 Ramesses III (very probably) (Černý) ; Ramesses III (Kitchen) ; year 31 Ramesses III (Helck)
Contents: Deliveries of firewood in II-III Smw ; commissioning of PA-wxd , known from other sources as a woodcutter.
Terminology: iw (II ~6#); wDA.t (II 2); sHn NN (II 1); di.t (in di.t=f r fA[ ... ] ; II 3); dmD (I ~11,# II 6)
Names/Titles: BAk-n-2nsw (I 2); PA-wxd (II 1); Incomplete: PA-[ ... ] (II 5)
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. For the scribe, see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 65-71.

Record last updated 2005-06-03


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