O. Cairo JE 72461
Other nos.: O. Cairo SR 01476; KVO 01
  
Description: Limestone, two fragments which do not join; fragment (a) 5.5 x 4 cm, fragment (b) 4 x 3.5 cm. Inscribed on two sides in black ink, obverse 8 lines, reverse 5 lines. Top obverse = top reverse. Damaged: only a few traces remain of obverse (a) 1, beginnings and ends of obverse (a) 2-7 lost, only a few traces remain of obverse (a) 8, beginnings and ends of obverse (b) 1-3 lost, only a few traces remain of obverse (b) 4. Only a few traces remain of reverse (a) 1, beginnings and ends of reverse (a) 2-5 lost, only a few traces remain of reverse (b) 1, beginnings and ends of reverse 2-3 lost.
Classification: journal - list : absence - labour - name
Keywords: inactivity - working
Provenance: Valley of Kings, Davis excavation.
Publication: Abdel Samie, Hieratic Documents , 3-7, 87 and 88, pl. I (description, photographs, transcription, transliteration, translation, commentary; see Remarks); Collier, Dating Late XIXth Dynasty Ostraca , 114-115, 157 (description, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 188 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 6 IV Ax.t 4 + x (obv. (b) 1); III pr.t sw 7 (obv. (a) ~7#); III pr.t sw 8 (rev. (a) 3); III pr.t sw 12 (rev. (b) ~ 3 #? )
Dates attributed: End Dyn. 19 (Abdel Samie), year 6 Siptah (Helck) ; year 6 Seti II or Siptah (Collier)
Contents: A journal - list of labour, and of absence from work of individual workmen.
Terminology: wsf (rev. (a) 4); bAk (obv. (a) 5?); m a aA n is.t (obv. (b) ~3#); Incomplete: [...] Hr.y=f ( rev. (a) ~2#?)
Names/Titles: an. ( aA n is.t ; obv. (b) ~3#); an. ( Hr.y=f ; rev. (a) ~2#?) ; PA-im.y-r-iH.w (rev. (a) ~3#); Nxt-sw (obv. (a) 3); 1Ay ( aA n is.t ; obv. (b) ~2#); 1y sA 1y-nfr (rev. (a) ~4#); 1r-m-wiA (rev. (a) ~5#); 1sy-sw-nb=f (obv. (a) ~6#); 2a-m-Nwn (rev. (a) ~2#); 3nmw-ms (rev. (b) ~2#); On-Hr-xpS=f (obv. (a) 4); Incomplete: 2a- [...] (obv. (a) 3; possibly 2a-m-Nwn ; see Remarks); OA- [...] (obv. (b) 1; possibly OH ; see Remarks); [...]- xa (obv. (b) 1; possibly In-Hr-xa ; see Remarks)
Remarks: Publication: note that the relative positioning of fragments a and b is not consistent in Abdel Samie, Hieratic Documents , 87 and 88 . Names, Titles: reconstruction 2a-m-Nwn (obv. (a) 3) by Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 188. Reconstruction OH (obv. (b) 1) suggested in view of the other proper names. J.T.-V. Reconstruction In-Hr-xa (obv. 1) by Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 188.

Record last updated 2011-07-05


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