O. Cairo JE 72491
Other nos.: O. Cairo SR 01506; O. Carnarvon 410
  
Description: Limestone, 14 x 10 cm. Inscribed on one side in red ink, 4 columns with workmen's marks (or 'funny signs') . Damaged: top of columns 2, 4 lost, bottoms of columns 1, 3 lost; see Remarks.
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Provenance: Valley of Kings. Carnarvon/Carter excavation 1922; East side of foot hill containing KV 47 (Siptah); mark: "410"; 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Remarks: Description/Publication: description and transcription by Černý, Notebook 106.20, unpublished; Neunert, G., Untersuchungen zu den Carter-Carnarvon Ostraka aus dem Tal der Könige I, unpublished MA thesis, Munich 2003-2004, 60, 72 (description, commentary); Neunert, G., Untersuchungen zu den Carter-Carnarvon Ostraka aus dem Tal der Könige II, unpublished MA thesis, Munich 2003-2004, 42 (transcription). Photograph kindly provided by the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Provenance: cf. Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 330-331. The find spot lies to the East of KV 47, lowest level. Neunert, G., Untersuchungen zu den Carter-Carnarvon Ostraka aus dem Tal der Könige I, unpublished MA thesis, Munich 2003-2004, 60, 72; Neunert, G., The Search for Tutankhamun , www.ashmol.ox.ac.uk/gri/4search.html, 25, 26.

Record last updated 2005-12-01


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