O. Cairo prov. no. 209
Other nos.: O. Cairo Davis 209; O. Cairo Mond 209(?); see Remarks
  
Description: Pottery sherd, red, three joining fragments, 14 x 10 cm. Inscribed on one side in black ink, 10 lines; see Remarks. Damaged: ends of lines 4, 9 lost, middle of line 8 lost, line 10 entirely lost, beginnings and ends of lines 1, 5, 6 effaced, beginning of line 9 effaced, end of line 2 effaced, beginning and middle of line 4 effaced, middle and end of line 7 effaced; see Remarks.
Classification: list : absence - name
Keywords: -
Provenance: Mark: Davis 1907-8 HOUSE B. Excavation by Th. Davis in 1907-1908 of the workmen's houses situated between KV 17, KV 18, and KV 21; house B (see Remarks).
Publication: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 337 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 397 (translation).
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 5 II pr.t sw 12 (~1#; possibly rnp.t-sp 5 II pr.t sw 13; see Remarks)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 5 Ramesses IV (Helck, Kitchen).
Contents: A list of absences of named workmen.
Terminology: nty m wsf (1)
Names/Titles: an. (pA aA n is.t 2; 2); BAk-Imn (6); BAk-n-Imn (4); PA-sbty (6); Ms (~4#?); Nfr-rnp.t (~4#); Nfr-Hr (3); 1y (4); 1r (7); 4tX (8); OH (7); Incomplete: Imn -[...] (9; possibly Imn-nxt ; see Remarks); [...] anx [...] (5); [...] nA sA Rt (8; probably OnnA sA Rt ); [...] y [...] (3?)
Remarks: Other numbers: the ostracon is numbered O. Mond 209 by Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 337. However, the ostracon is only given a provisional number 209 by Černý, with the additional note that it has a mark: Davis 1907-8 HOUSE B. Černý, Notebook 2.34. Description: Černý, Notebook 2.34. The existing damage to the text noted by Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 337. Provenance: cf. Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 308 (site 19). Dating: the optional readings rnp.t-sp 5 II pr.t sw 12 (1) or rnp.t-sp 5 II pr.t sw 13 (1) were both suggested by Černý. Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 337 note 7a. Names, Titles: resotoration Imn-nxt (9) by Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostrak a, 396.

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