O. Cairo CG 25800
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96237; O. Cairo SR 01400; O. Cairo Carnarvon 361
Description: Limestone, 13 x 14 cm. Black ink, one side, 2 columns: 5 lines in col. I, 7 lines in col. II; lines 1 and 2 of col. I are longer and extend over col. II. Correction by scribe in line 2. Complete, but lines of col. I quite pale and illegible at places.
Classification: account : transfer
Keywords: appointment - junior - leather - woodwork
Provenance: Valley of Kings, rubbish of Davis excavation east of KV 47 (Siptah); Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1922; mark: 361; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 330.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 92, 114*, pl. CIX (description, transcription, facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 257 (transcription); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 230, no. 181 (translation, commentary)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: first half Dyn. 20 (Černý); Ramesses V (Kitchen)
Contents: Items given by someone (1st person sg.) to the administrators (rwD.w.w ) of the gang (the scribe 1r-Sri and the chief workmen Nxw-m-Mw.t and In-Hr-xa ) on the occasion of(?) the appointment of a young workman. The items include furniture and leather, and their value is specified in dbn .
Terminology: ir n (I 4, 5, II 2, 5, 7); r rdi.t rx=tw [...] (I 1)
Names/Titles: an. (nA rwD.w.w ; I 1); In-Hr-xa (aA n is.t ; II 3); Nxw-m-Mw.t (aA n is.t ; II 1); 1r-Sri (sS ; I ~3#, II 6)
Remarks: -

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