O. Cairo JE 72490
Other nos.: O. Cairo SR 01505; O. Carnarvon 308
  
Description: Pottery sherd, 11 x 19 cm. Inscribed on one side with workmen's marks (or 'funny signs') , 2 lines. Complete; see Remarks.
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Provenance: Valley of Kings. Carnarvon/Carter excavation 1920-1921 (the part of the Valley leading to KV 34 (Thutmos e III)); mark: 308/2; see Remarks.
Publication: See Remarks.
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Contents: Workmen's marks (or 'funny signs') .
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Remarks: Description/Publication: description and transcription by Černý, Notebook 106.20, unpublished; Neunert, G., Untersuchungen zu den Carter-Carnarvon Ostraka aus dem Tal der Könige I, unpublished MA thesis, Munich 2003-2004, 52, 53-54 (description, commentary); Neunert, G., Untersuchungen zu den Carter-Carnarvon Ostraka aus dem Tal der Könige II, unpublished MA thesis, Munich 2003-2004, 28 (transcription). Photograph kindly provided by the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Provenance: cf. Reeves, Valley of the Kings, 329. According to Carter the find spot lies in the area between KV 30 and KV 26. Neunert, G., Untersuchungen zu den Carter-Carnarvon Ostraka aus dem Tal der Könige I, unpublished MA thesis, Munich 2003-2004, 52, 53-54. Neunert erroneously numbers the ostracon JdE 72492; Neunert, G., The Search for Tutankhamun , www.ashmol.ox.ac.uk/gri/4search.html, 19, 20.

Record last updated 2005-12-01


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