O. Cairo CG 25808
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 97004; O. Cairo SR 01408; O. Cairo Carnarvon 300 qq
Description: Limestone, 6.5 x 12 cm. Black ink, obverse 2 lines, reverse 1 line, top obverse = top reverse. Complete. See Remarks.
Classification: account
Keywords: bread - firewood - fish - side (of gang)
Provenance: Valley of Kings, beside entrance of KV 9 (Ramesses VI); Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1920-1921 (see Remarks); mark: 300 qq; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 328.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 94, 115*, pl. CX (description, transcription, facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 167 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: second half Dyn. 19 (Černý); Merenptah (Kitchen)
Contents: Quantities of fish, wood and bread (bi.t and psn ) for the right side of the gang.
Terminology: wnmy (obv. 1)
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Description: this text was written by Qenhirkhopshef; see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 41-48 . Provenance: Černý has "1922"(sic).

Record last updated 2005-01-25

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