O. Cairo CG 25234
Other nos.: O. Cairo SR 12272
  
Description: Limestone, 37 x 23 cm. Inscribed on one side probably in black ink, 6 lines, remains of drawing of a standing king or a deity to the left of the text. There appear to be some ink dots to the left of the text. Damaged: end of line 1 effaced.
Classification: note : event
Keywords: drinking - feast - junior - gang - village
Provenance: Valley of Kings, Tomb KV 9 (Ramesses VI), excavation in 1890.
Publication: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 370 (transcription); Černý, BIFAO 27 (1927), 183-184 (transcription, translation); Daressy, Ostraca Caire , 58, pl. XLVI (description, photograph, transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 406 (translation); Kitchen, Pharaoh Triumphant , 199 (translation of lines 2-6); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 96 no. 66 B (translation); Schott, Altägyptische Festdaten, (Wiesbaden 1950), 979 (translation of lines 1-3); Spiegelberg, OLZ 5 (1902), 316-317 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 7 III pr.t sw 29 (1; see Remarks)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 7 Ramesses IV (Helck); dyn 20, year 7 Ramesses VI (Kitchen).
Contents: A note of the feast of the deified Amen hotep I celebrated by the people of Deir el-Medina.
Terminology: m bAH=f (3)
Names/Titles: an . ( nAy=w Hm.w.t ; f.; 5); an. ( nAy=w Hrd.w ; 4); Imn-Htp anx wDA snb pA nb pA dmi (deity; 2); pA dmi (geo.; 5 ; written without article as my.t ; see Remarks)
Remarks: Date(s) mentioned: for the suggestion that rnp.t-sp 7 III pr.t sw 29 might be a scribal error for rnp.t-sp 7 III pr.t sw 19, see Helck, JESHO 7 (1964), 158. Names, Titles: for pA dmi (5), see Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 370; Janssen, Commodity Prices , 459 note 25.

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