O. Cairo CG 25296
Other nos.: O. Cairo SR 11952
Description: Limestone, 6 x 26 cm. Inscribed on two sides in red ink, obverse 2 lines, reverse workmen's marks (or 'funny signs') or pen trials; see Remarks. Damaged: end of obverse 2 lost.
Classification: note
Keywords: woodwork
Provenance: Valley of Kings.
Publication: Daressy, Ostraca Caire , 75 (description, transcription); Spiegelberg, OLZ 5 (1902), 325-326 (transcription ) ; see Remarks
Dates mentioned: IV Ax.t sw 27 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: -
Contents: Obverse: Two craftsmen are brought to work on some wooden object.
Terminology: -
Names/Titles: an. (pA Hmw.w 2; obv. 1)
Remarks: Description: that the ostracon has some writing on the reverse was discovered during a visit to the Cairo Museum 17-02-2003 by Demaree and Toivari-Viitala. It is not mentioned in Daressy, Ostraca Caire , 75. Publication: a revised transcription by Černý, Notebook 101.29; 101.46. The two last lines of the transcription by Spiegelberg, OLZ 5 (1902), 325-326 , and Cern Notebook 101.29 , do not in actual fact belong to O. Cairo CG 25296 but to O. Cairo CG 25628 (O. Cairo JE 49615). Černý, Notebook 101.33.

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