O. Cairo CG 25658
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96035; O. Cairo SR 01166
  
Description: Limestone, 11.5 x 10.5 cms. Circular. Damaged (slightly). Two sides. Obverse: 8 lines, of which l. 4-7 have lost the end; reverse: two columns of 5 lines with numerals / totals, beneath which 2 lines of writing. Reverse palimpsest. Black ink. Correction by the scribe in obv. 3, 7, rev. I 5.
Classification: account - journal : absence - duty - name
Keywords: wood - woodwork
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1907-1908; mark: House theta 7 (workmen's houses between KV 17 Seti I and KV 21); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 307.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 51 (description), 71* (transcription), pl. LXVII (photograph of obverse), LXVIII (facsimile of reverse); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 177-178 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 397, 399 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: II Smw sw 1 ( obv. 1); sw 22 ( obv. 2); sw 17 ( obv. 3); sw 1 ( obv. 4); sw 26 ( obv. 5); sw 13 ( obv. 6); sw 24 ( obv. 7)
Dates attributed: D yn. 20 (Černý) ; Ramesses IV (Kitchen) ; year 5 Ramesses IV, year 6 Ramesses IV (Helck)
Contents: Obverse: duty roster for II Smw , recording absence from work; reverse: account of wood, woodwork.
Terminology: ir (for ir n ; rev. II 1, 2, 3); wrS n NN (obv. 1, 3, 4); pA wrS n NN (obv. 2, 5, 6, ~7#); n (neg.; obv. 1, 2, ~3#); dmD (obv. 8)
Names/Titles: Imn-Htp (obv. 3); aA-nxt.w (obv. 2); Mry-4xm.t (obv. 1; written Ra-mry-4xm.t (sic)); 4tX (obv. 4)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2005-06-03


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