P. Cairo JE 86637 verso XX
Other nos.: The Cairo Calendar verso XX
Description: Papyrus, 20 x 690 cm, 22 sheet joins. Strip of ca. 10 cm at end of recto tightly rolled up so as to form a 'stick' in the centre of the roll. Black and red ink; recto (H/V) 30 columns, verso (V/H) 24 columns. Top recto = top verso (except verso XIX-XXIV, written upside down with respect to text on recto). Verso XX has 5 lines. Damaged; gaps in all columns on recto and verso (especially severe losses in recto XXIX-XXX and verso I-II). Gaps in verso XX 1-3.
Classification: account
Keywords: tomb (royal)
Provenance: Acquired by the Egyptian Museum from an antiquities dealer in Cairo in 1943.
Publication: Bakir, The Cairo Calendar , 1, 2, 4, 56, 81, pls. L and L a (description, photograph, transcription, translation, commentary); Bakir, ASAE 48 (1948), 425-431 (description, commentary)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, year 9 Ramesses II (Bakir; see Remarks)
Contents: Measurements of four passages ( sTA-nTr ) and the "hall of waiting" ( iso ) of a royal tomb; see Remarks. First line of measurements preceded by the word Aty (< iAd "damage").
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: -
Remarks: Date attributed, Content: A "regnal year 9" is mentioned in verso XIII 9. Titulary of Ramesses II in verso XIX 1. Date and identification of the tomb also based on the dimensions recorded in verso XX, which agree with TT 7 (Ramesses II); see also Cern Valley of the Kings , 25; Demarée, in: Village Voices , 13.

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