O. Cairo CG 25680
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96135; O. Cairo SR 01284; O. Cairo Carnarvon 155
  
Description: Limestone, 12 x 14 cm. Inscribed on two sides, black ink; obverse 13 lines arranged in 2 columns (8-13) to the left of 2-7); reverse 6 lines; top obverse = top reverse. Corrections by scribe in obv. 2, 13 and rev. 6. Handwriting extremely cursive (see Remarks). Complete.
Classification: account
Keywords: bread - cakes - dom-palm nuts - faience - galena - grain - lamp - plants(?) - seed - textile - wax - wDHy.t - rdi.t - SAi - Sby - Snw
Provenance: Valley of Kings, valley between KV 7 (Ramesses II) and KV 9 (Ramesses VI); Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1917-1918; mark: 155; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 325.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 58, 81* and 82*, pl. LXXVIII (description, transcription, photographs); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 48 (translation reverse); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 170 and 171 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: IV Smw sw 12 (rev. 2); sw 13 (rev. 3)
Dates attributed: second half Dyn. 19 (Černý); year 3 Ramesses II (Helck), Merenptah (Kitchen)
Contents: Obverse: list of items; reverse: account of lamps, dom-palm nuts, coriander (Sw ), offering-loaves and/or cakes delivered or used on two subsequent days.
Terminology: bw dy.t nts (obv. 9); mn (rev. 3); dmD (rev. 6)
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Description: handwriting same as O. Cairo CG 25677, 25678 and 25679 (Černý). This text was written by Qenhirkhopshef; see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 41-48 .

Record last updated 2005-01-25


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