O. Cairo CG 25780
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96219; O. Cairo SR 01382; O. Cairo Carnarvon 400
  
Description: Limestone, 18.5 x 35 cm. Black ink, one side, 8 lines with one additional line (1a) on edge; characters bold on some places. Complete. See Remarks.
Classification: journal : absence - labour - name
Keywords: illness - inactivity - offering - Valley of Kings - working
Provenance: Valley of Kings, undisturbed stratum east of KV 47 (Siptah) ( "This group in small shelf in rock over hut ... Wrapped in mat"); Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1922; mark: 400; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 331 .
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 86, 102*, pl. CII (description, transcription, photograph); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 220 and 221 (transcription); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: IV pr.t sw 2 (1a); rnp.t-sp 3 IV pr.t sw 2-3 (1); IV pr.t sw 5-9 (2, 3); IV pr.t sw 20-21 (3, 4); sw 23-28 (5, 6, 7)
Dates attributed: end Dyn. 19 (Černý); year 3 Amenmesse (Kitchen)
Contents: Journal recording dates in IV pr.t of a regnal year 3, with the names of workmen, a chief workman and a scribe who were present or absent, in some cases with a specification of the reason.
Terminology: iw r 4x.t (1a, 4); wsf (1, 3, 4, 7, 7, 8); bw Sm NN r pA bAk (2); m a NN (4, 5, 5 - ditto, 6, 6 - ditto, 7 - m a ditto); mr (1, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 8); ditto (5, 6, 7)
Names/Titles: Ipwy (1); Imn-m-Ip.t sA PAy (2); Imn-m-Ip.t (7); Pn-dwA (8); Nfr-Htp (aA n is.t ; 7); Ra-Htp (3, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7); 1Ay (1, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4); 1w.t-1r (deity; f.; 8); 2a-m-sbA.w (1a); 4x.t ( geo.; 1a, 4); On-Hr-xpS=f (sS ; 5, 6); On-Hr-xpS=f (4); OnnA sA Bw-on.tw=f (7); OH (8); Ks sA Ra-ms (4, 4); Ks (5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7)
Remarks: Description: O. Cairo CG 25779-25785 were all written by the same scribe; see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 49-52 . Publication: see also Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 116-119.

Record last updated 2005-01-25


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