O. Cairo CG 25660 + O. Cairo JE 37649
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 43105; O. Cairo SR 01206; see Remarks
  
Description: Reddish-brown pottery vase, 17 x 24 cms. Damaged (two pieces). One side, with one text (A) of 20 lines to the right of the ear; lines 1-15 have lost the beginning. To the left of the ear is another text (B), a narrow band of 13 lines with numerals followed by workmen's marks (or 'funny signs') . Black ink. Correction by the scribe in A 19. The missing half of O. Cairo CG 25660 is O. Cairo JE 37649, showing the beginnings of 15 lines and a trace of a 16th. L. 1 of this ostracon is continued in l. 1 of O. Cairo CG 25660 (text A).
Classification: account : event - name - portion
Keywords: beans (?) - bread - cakes - feast (?) - fish - fruit - meat
Provenance: No indication; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 52 (description, facsimile of text B), 72* (transcription of text A), pl. LXIX (photograph of text A); Černý Notebook 106, 98 (transcription of O. Cairo JE 37649); Janssen, Village Varia , 72-75, no. VI (translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 168-169 (transcription of O. Cairo CG 25660)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: B eginning dyn. 20 (Černý) ; Ramesses IV (Kitchen)
Contents: List of men and women and food brought by them on account of a feast (?); see Remarks.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: Text A: Any-nxt (CG 25660 (A), 18); Imn-PA-1apy sA aA-nxt.w (JE 37649, 9); Imn-m-Hb (JE 37649, 7); Imn-ms (xrp-4ro.t ; JE 37649, 10); Imn-nxt sA RSw-ptr=f (JE 37649, 12); Imn-nxt sA Ks (JE 37649, 8); Imn-xa (JE 37649, 14); Wsx-nmt.t (JE 37649 + CG 25660 (A), ~8#); Bw-on.tw=f (CG 25660 (A), 18); PA-Hm-nTr (JE 37649, 6); Pn-Imn (JE 37649 + CG 25660, ~12#); Pn-Niw.t sA Ms (JE 37649, 9); Pn-6A-wr.t (JE 37649, 8, CG 25660 (A), ~11#); Pn-6A-wr.t sA Imn-nxt (JE 37649, 4); Mnw-xa (JE 37649 + CG 25660, ~10#); MnTw-PA-1apy (JE 37649 + CG 25660, ~13#); Nb-nfr (CG 25660 (A), 16); Nb-nfr sA Pn-6A-wr.t (JE 37649 + CG 25660, ~11#); Nb-nxt (JE 37649, 7); Nfr-Htp (CG 25660 (A), 20); NHs.y (JE 37649, 11); Nxt-Imn (CG 25660 (A), ~17#); Ns-Imn (JE 37649 + CG 25660, ~15); Ra-ms (JE 37649, 5); Rk (f.; CG 25660 (A), 17); 1w.t-Hr-m-Hb (f.; CG 25660 (A), 16); 1nw.t-an (f.; CG 25660 (A), 17); 1r-Mnw (CG 25660 (A), 16); 1r-nfr (JE 37649, 11); 4tX (JE 37649, 12 ; written 4ti ); 5ri.t-Ra (f.; CG 25660 (A), 19); On-Hr-xpS=f (CG 25660 (A), 20); On-Hr-xps=f sA 2a-m-Nwn (CG 25660 (A), 15); OnnA sA 2a (CG 25660 (A), 14); Od-Hr-ix.t=f (JE 37649, 1); 6A-kAmn (f.; CG 25660 (A), 18)
Remarks: Numbers : JE 43105 corrected from JE 43185, in Černý, Ostraca Caire , 132. 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. Provenance: according to Journal d'Entree JE 43105 probably from excavations Moller 1911 and JE 37649 from Assasif. Contents: this ostracon belongs to a group of ostraca listing food and other items taken by persons to a feast (?); treated in Janssen, Village Varia , 55-86

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