O. Cairo JE 72451
Other nos.: O. Cairo SR 01466
  
Description: Limestone, 13 x 10 cm. Inscribed on one side in black ink, 5 lines. Palimpsest: traces of an old text on the upper part of the ostracon down to line 3 of the new text. Damaged: ends of lines 4, 5 chipped off. Correction by scribe in line 3; see Remarks.
Classification: account - journal
Keywords: construction site - tomb (private); see Remarks - work
Provenance: Valley of Kings, Davis excavations (see Remarks).
Publication: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 404 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 181 (translation).
Dates mentioned: III Ax.t sw 16 (1); rnp.t-sp 3 IV Ax.t sw 20 (3)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, year 3 Siptah (Heck, Kitchen).
Contents: Journal with entries concerning the work on the tomb of chancellor BAy (KV 13) .
Terminology: gmy.t m bAk.w ir.y m pA r-a-bAk n NN (3-5)
Names/Titles: BAy (im.y-r xtm.w.t ; 5)
Remarks: Description: Černý, Notebook 106.2. Keywords: the tomb (private) is situated in the Valley of Kings so it may, if wished, be defi ne d in terms of tomb (royal). However, the owner of the tomb, the chancellor Bay was not of royal descent (J.T.-V.). Provenance: according to the Special Register at Cairo Museum.

Record last updated 2005-07-19


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