O. Cairo JE 72453
Other nos.: O. Cairo SR 01468
  
Description: Limestone, 15 x 13 cm, seven joining fragments. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 10 lines, reverse 14 lines. Top obverse = top reverse. Damaged: middle of obverse 1-6 lost, beginnings of obverse 9-10 lost, beginning of obverse 8 effaced, middle of reverse 4, 6-7 lost, end of reverse 12 erased by scribe. Corrections by scribe in obverse 5, 9, reverse 1, 5, 6, 13; see Remarks.
Classification: account : delivery
Keywords: gang - lamp - oil - side (of gang)
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis ecxavation; see Remarks.
Publication: Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 142, 143, 144, 145 (translation); see Remarks
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 6 III Smw sw 16 (obv. 1); rnp.t-sp 6 III Smw sw 26 (obv. 7); rnp.t-sp 6 IV Smw sw 15 (rev. 1); II Ax.t sw 8 (rev. 5); I Ax.t sw 6 (rev. 6); II Ax.t sw 23 (rev. 11)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, year 6 Seti II (Helck), or dyn. 19, year 6 Siptah (see Remarks)
Contents: An account - journal of deliveries and deficits of ointment for greasing candles on various days to the work gang; see Remarks.
Terminology: iw Abd Y sw Y m Dr.t NN (rev. 5); in.n aA n is.t (rev. 11); in.n NN (rev. 13); iry.t im ... (obv. ~4#?); ir n (obv. ~3#); ir n wnmy Y smHy Y (obv. 9-~10#); ir n smHy (rev. 8); wp sn (obv. ~4#); wnmy (rev. 2, 7); wnmy smHy (rev.5); pA aHa n nHH wnmy Y smHy Y (rev. 3); hrw Ssp pA sgnn m a NN NN (obv. 7-8); hrw Ssp pA sgnn n tA is.t m a NN NN (obv. ~1-2#, ~7-8#); Hr wnmy (obv. ~9#, rev. 4); Hr wnmy r mH Y (obv. 5-6) ; Hr ri.t (obv. ~3#, 5); Hr smHy (obv. 9, rev. 10); smHy (obv. 10, rev. 2); smHy mi.t.t r mH Y (obv. ~6#); Ssp m a NN NN (rev. ~1#-2); dmD (rev. 2, 5, 10) dmD Y Hr wnmy (rev. 4); Incomplete: iny.t [...] ri.t wnmy (rev. 6); wHm m hrw pn [...] wnmy (rev. 4)
Names/Titles: an. ( aA n is.t ; rev. 11); PA-nb (rev. 13); Nb-smn ( idn.w ; obv. ~2#, 8, rev. 2); Nx (idn.w ; obv. 2, 8, rev. 1; written NA ; 5; without title)
Remarks: Description/Publication: description and transcription in Černý, Notebook 106.4. Photograph of reverse kindly provided by the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Provenance: according to Journal d'Entree. Date(s) attributed: Dyn. 19, year 6 Seti II; Černý, Community of Workmen , 135-136; dyn. 19, year 6 Seti II, or dyn. 19 year 6 Siptah; Davies, Who's Who at Deir el-Medina , 62. Contents: cf. Černý, The Valley of the Kings , 45.

Record last updated 2007-05-08


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