O. Cairo CG 25790
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96229; O. Cairo SR 01392; O. Cairo Carnarvon 390
  
Description: Limestone, 8.5 x 9 cm. Black ink, one side, 7 lines, line 3 partly in red. Damaged; beginnings of all lines and ends of lines 1-4 lost, only traces of line 7, unknown number of lines lost on top and at bottom.
Classification: journal : absence - labour - name
Keywords: illness - inactivity
Provenance: Valley of Kings, undisturbed stratum east of KV 47 (Siptah) ; Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1922; mark: 390; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 330.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 89, 111*, pl. CVII (description, transcription, facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 236 (transcription); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: I Smw sw 20 + x (~1#); I Smw sw 23-24 (~2#, ~3#); I Smw sw 24 + x (4)
Dates attributed: end Dyn. 19 (Černý); Amenmesse (Kitchen); year 2 Seti II (Helck)
Contents: Journal recording a number of dates in I Smw , with the names of workmen present or absent, with reason specified.
Terminology: wsf (6); mr (4, 4, 5)
Names/Titles: Nb-4wmn.w (~3#); Nfr-Htp (aA n is.t ; ~6#); 1Ay (aA n is.t ; 5); 1r-m-wiA (4, 5); OH (~4#)
Remarks: According to Černý this ostracon and O. Cairo CG 25791 are probably parts of the same text; O. Cairo CG 25790 line 1 = O. Cairo CG 25791 line 6? Publication: see also Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 131.

Record last updated 2005-01-25


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