O. Cairo CG 25242
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 49554; O. Cairo SR 12025
  
Description: Limestone, 13 x 21 cm. Inscribed on two sides probably in black ink, obverse 7 lines, reverse 3 lines. Complete: obverse 6 partly effaced, beginning of obverse 7 effaced.
Classification: protocol : report - oracle - account
Keywords: basketry - bronze - coffin - commissioning - copper - grain - metalwork - oracle - payment - vessel - woodwork
Provenance: Valley of Kings, either Tomb KV 6 (Ramesses IX), or Tomb KV 9 (Ramesses VI); see Remarks.
Publication: Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 531-532 (transcription); Spiegelberg, OLZ 5 (1902), 320-322 (transcription, commentary); Černý, BIFAO 27 1927), 179-181 (transcription, translation, commentary); Daressy, Ostraca Caire , 62, pl. LI (photograph of obverse, description, transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 305 (translation).
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 29 IV Ax.t sw 20 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 29, Ramesses III (Helck, Kitchen).
Contents: The workman 2a-m-WAs.t summons the oracle to fix a price for work he has done for workman OnnA .
Terminology: ir n (obv. 5, 5, 6, 6, rev. 2, 3); ix.t n NN nty m di NN (rev. 1-2); aHa (obv. 7); mi n=i pAy=i nb (obv. 2-3); smi n NN n NN r Dd (obv. 1-2); dmD Hmt (obv. 7)
Names/Titles: an. (pA nTr ; deity ; referring to Imn-Htp ; obv. 4); nswt Imn-Htp anx wDA snb ( deity; obv. 2); 2a-m-WAs.t (rmT-is.t ; obv. 1-2; without title: rev. 2); OnnA sA Rt (rmT-is.t ; obv. 3-4; without patronymic: rev. 1)
Remarks: Provenance: some of the ostraca found in 1890 in Tomb KV 6 and KV 9 became mixed up during the transport to Cairo. Thus the exact provenance cannot be established. Daressy, Ostraca Caire , Index IV.

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