O. Cairo CG 25817
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96254; O. Cairo SR 01418; O. Cairo Carnarvon 300 jj
  
Description: Limestone, 6.5 x 11 cm. Black ink, very cursive writing, obverse 5 lines, reverse 4 lines (considerably effaced), top obverse = top reverse. Damaged. See Remarks.
Classification: account - journal
Keywords: lamp
Provenance: Valley of Kings, beside entrance of KV 9 (Ramesses VI); Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1920-1921 (see Remarks); mark: 300 jj; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 328.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 97, 117* (description, transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 173 (transcription); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: I pr.t sw 15-18 (obv. ~1#, 2, 3, 4); II pr.t sw 5-6 (rev. 1, 4)
Dates attributed: second half Dyn. 19 (Černý); year 3 Ramesses II (Helck); Merenptah (Kitchen)
Contents: Lamps used and left over on a number of days in I and II pr.t .
Terminology: mn (obv. 5, rev. 3); dmD (obv. 5)
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). Publication: see also Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 51 and 52.

Record last updated 2005-01-25


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