O. Cairo CG 25258
Other nos.: O. Cairo SR 12149
  
Description: Limestone, 12 x 23 m. Inscribed on one side probably in black ink, 7 lines. Damaged: ends of lines 1-2, 4-5 effaced, middle of line 5 effaced, only a few signs remain of line 7. Corrections by scribe in lines 6, 7.
Classification: account(?) - deposition - note : event
Keywords: arrival - grain rations - message - temple - textile - xtm
Provenance: Valley of Kings.
Publication: Daressy, Ostraca Caire , 67, pl. LIV (photograph, description); see Remarks; Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 378 (translation of lines 102).
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 2 III pr.t sw 3 (1); rnp.t-sp 2 III pr.t sw 23 (4); IV pr.t sw 4 (6)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 2 Ramesses IV (Helck).
Contents: A communication by the mayor of Western Thebes to the Captains of the Necropolis of a message sent by Pharaoh about garments(?). Note about bringing and distributing grain rations; account(?).
Terminology: hAb (2); Dd.t.n NN n NN (~1#-2)
Names/Titles: an. (pA HA.t.y-a n Imn.t.t ; ~1#); an . ( pA Hwty.w 3; 1-2); an. ( Pr-aA anx wDA snb ; king; 2); Ip.t-wr.t (f.; deity; temple of; ~6#?); Niw.t (geo.; 5); Incomplete: PAy- [...] ( in-mw ; 4; possibly: PAy-an ; see Remarks)
Remarks: Publication: a revised transcription by Černý, Notebook 101.34. Names, Title(s): suggested reconstruction PAy-an (4) by Černý, Notebook 101.34. See also Černý, Community of Workmen , 187 n. 2.

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