O. Cairo CG 25784
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96227; O. Cairo SR 01390; O. Cairo Carnarvon 403
  
Description: Limestone, 38 x 21 cm. Inscribed on one side, 17 lines; lines 1-6 mixture of black and red ink, lines 7-17 black ink; some large signs on reverse but no text. Correction by scribe in lines 5, 7 and 9. Damaged; lacuna in middle of line 7, ends of lines 8-12 lost. See Remarks.
Classification: journal : absence - labour - name
Keywords: brewing - funeral - illness - inactivity - offering
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: 403; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 331 .
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 87, 109*, pl. CV (description, transcription, photograph; facsimile of signs on reverse); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 227 and 228 (transcription); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 4 III Smw sw 18 (1); III Smw sw 21-23 (4, 7, 9); III Smw sw 25-26 (11, 12); III Smw sw 28-29 (14, 15)
Dates attributed: end Dyn. 19 (Černý); year 4 Amenmesse (Kitchen)
Contents: Journal recording a number of dates in III Smw of a regnal year 4, with the names of persons present or absent, sometimes with reason specified.
Terminology: wsf (4, 6, 16, 16, 17); m a Hr.y=f (~6#, 6, ~7#, 9, ~11#, 12); m a=f (2 - for m a NN , 5, 7); mr (2, 4, 5, 15, 17)
Names/Titles: an. ( Hr.y=f ; ~6#, 6, ~7#, 9, ~11#, 12 ); Ipwy (4, 6, 16-17); Imn-m-Ip.t (3, 5, 13); BAk (8); PA-nb (over ~9# - or PA-Sd ?, 14, 17) PA-Hm-nTr (4, 6, 16); PA-Sd (5 - correction over 1sy-sw-nb=f , over ~9# - or PA-nb ?, 11, 12, 14, 15); PA-TAw-m-di-Imn (7-8, 10); PAy (3); Pn-dwA (6, 14-15); Pnbwy (7); Mry-4xm.t (3); Ms (8, 10); Nb-Imn (3); Nb-nfr (7); Nb-nxt (3, 5); Nfr-Htp ( aA n is.t ; 2, 4-5, 15); Nfr-Htp ( sS-od ; 5-6, 13, 16); Nfr-Htp (3); Nx (13, 17); Nxt-sw (17); Ra-wbn (4, 8, 10); Ra-Htp (5); 1r-m-wiA (2, 5, 7, 9, 11, 12, 14, 15); 1sy-sw-nb=f (2, 5 - corrected into PA-Sd , 16); 2a-m-sbA.w (14); On (6, 13, 15, 16); On-Hr-xpS=f (2); Ks (~8#?, 10, 14) Incomplete: [...] -xpS=f (7 - On-Hr-xpS=f ?)
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 , 120 and 121.

Record last updated 2007-02-08


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