O. Cairo CG 25232 reverse
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 28932; O. Cairo SR 01770
Description: Limestone, 35 x 23 cm. Inscribed on two sides probably in black ink, obverse 6 lines, reverse 7 lines with large characters. Damaged: beginnings of obverse 1-3 lost, ends of obverse 1-5 lost, end of reverse 1 lost, only a few signs remain of reverse 7. Correction by scribe in reverse 7.
Classification: exercise(?) - list(?) : name(?)
Keywords: -
Provenance: Valley of Kings, Tomb KV 9 (Ramesses VI), excavation in 1890.
Publication: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VII, 403 (transcription); Erman, ZÄS 38 (1900), 30, 38 no. IX (transcription, commentary); Daressy, Ostraca Caire , 57-58, pl. XLIX (photograph (obverse), description, transcription).
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, Ramesses XI (Kitchen).
Contents: Obverse: a literary text (a model letter?), reverse: a list of names(?); see Remarks.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: Pn-PA-Ra (sS n pA 2r ; rev. 3-4; see Remarks); 6nr-9Hwty (rev. 5-6?); 9Hwty-iw=f-Sd (rev. 2?); Incomplete: 6nr- [...] (rev. 1)
Remarks: Content(s): A suggestion that the text is a scribal exercise was put forward by Erman, ZAS 38 (1900), 38. Names, Titles: Pn-PA-Ra (rev. 3-4) was read as Pn-PA-Itn by Erman, ZAS 38 (1900), 38.

Record last updated 2004-02-03

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