O. Cairo Carnarvon 343
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Description: Limestone, 21 x 12 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 21(?) lines, each line preceded by sets of dots, reverse 10 lines, each line preceded by sets of dots. Damaged: only a few signs remain of obverse 2, 4-8, 10-12, 17, only a few traces remain of obverse 18-21, reverse 1, beginning of obverse 2 lost, ends of all lines on obverse effaced, ends of reverse 8-10 effaced; see Remarks.
Classification: account - list : name
Keywords: -
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Carnarvon excavations in 1915-1922 (see Remarks).
Publication: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 244 (transcription); see Remarks.
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, Amenmesse (Kitchen).
Contents: A list of names of workmen, each preceded by a number of dots.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: Any (obv. ~16#); Ipwy (rev. ~10#); Imn-m-Ip.t (rev. ~3#); BAk (obv. ~3#); PA-Hm-nTr (rev. 5; written PA-nTr-Hm ); PA-TAw-m-di-Imn (rev. ~8#; written PA-TAw-Imn ); Pn-nbw (obv. ~6#); Pnbwy (rev. 2); Ms (rev. between lines 4-5); Nb-Imn (obv. ~14#); Nb-nxt (obv. ~9#); Nb-smn (obv. ~5#; or Nb-smn.w ); Nfr-Htp (rev. ~9#); Nx (obv. ~1#?); Nxt-sw (rev. 4); Ra-mry (rev. 6); 1r-m-wiA (rev. 7?); 1sy-sw-nb=f (obv. ~15#); Incomplete: PA -[...] (obv. 4, 7, 8); Pn-I [...] (obv. 13; possibly Pn-Imn ); Mry- [...] (obv. 17); Nb -[...] (obv. 2, 10, 12); OA -[...] (obv. 11?)
Remarks: Description/Publication: unpublished Černý, Notebook 14.24 (description, transcription); Neunert, G., Untersuchungen zu den Carter-Carnarvon Ostraka aus dem Tal der Könige I, unpublished MA thesis, Munich 2003-2004, 56-57 (description, transliteration, translation); Neunert, G., Untersuchungen zu den Carter-Carnarvon Ostraka aus dem Tal der Könige II, unpublished MA thesis, Munich 2003-2004, 30-32 (transcription). Provenance: cf. Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 321 ff. The find spot lies in the area close to the entrance of KV 55, and is referred to as "Davis Rubbish", by Carter. Neunert, G., Untersuchungen zu den Carter-Carnarvon Ostraka aus dem Tal der Könige I, unpublished MA thesis, Munich 2003-2004, 56-57; Neunert, G., The Search for Tutankhamun , www.ashmol.ox.uk/gri/4search.html, 21, 22.

Record last updated 2004-01-13


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