O. Cairo JE 72452
Other nos.: O. Cairo SR 01467
  
Description: Limestone, 15 x 21 cm, six joining fragments. Inscribed on one side in black ink, 11 lines. Palimpsest. Damaged: end of line 1 lost, beginnings of lines 5-11 lost, middle of lines 6-8 lost, middle of lines 1-2, 9 effaced, beginning and end of line 4 effaced, ends of lines 6, 10(?), 11 effaced. Correction by scribe in line 8; see Remarks.
Classification: journal : delivery - event - labour
Keywords: arrival - birth - document - grain rations - inactivity - message - tomb (royal) - Valley of Kings - working
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Ayrton excavations in 1905-1906 north- east of KV 13 at base of cliffs; marks on two of the six fragments: X. 6; X 60; see Remarks.
Publication: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 404 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 131-132 (translation).
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 2 I pr.t sw 8-27 (1, 3, 3, 4, [5], [5], 5, 6, 6, [7], 7, 7, 7, 8, ~8#, 8, 8, [9], 9, 9); I pr.t sw 30 (~10#); II pr.t sw 1-2 (10, 10)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, year 2 Seti II (Helck); Dyn. 19, year 2 Siptah (Kitchen).
Contents: A journal with entries of work days and absence days, deliveries of rations, the arrival of the administrators with a letter, possibly from the vizier, and a birth.
Terminology: iw=w ii (~6#, ~7#); iw=w ii r 4x.t (~4#); iw=w wsf (~5#, ~6#, 7, ~8#, 8, 8, 10, 10; written ditto); iw=w bAk (8, 9, 9; written iw bAk , 11); iw=w Hr wsf hrw 2 (3); r Dd (2); hrw n ii ir.n rwD.w (1); Sa.t (1); di.t di.w (5)
Names/Titles: an. (rwD.w ; 1) an. (TAty ; [1?]; see Remarks); Ms (f.; 6?); 6A-Wsr.t (f.; queen; tomb of; Hm.t-nswt wr.t ; ~2#)
Remarks: Description: Černý, Notebook 106.3. Provenance: cf. Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 298-299. Names, Titles: the reconstruction hrw pn ii ir.n rwD.w Xr [...] Sa.t n TAty (1) by Černý, Notebook 106.3, followed by Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 404.

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