O. Cairo CG 25530
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 95598
Description: Yellowish pottery, 7.5 x 13 cms. Damaged. One side, with 6 lines in black ink, which has grown very pale at several spots. L. 4 is affected at the end, l 5 at the beginning and the end, l. 6 having broken off the ostracon entirely. The 'reverse' contains incomprehensible signs which are not in hieratic.
Classification: journal : event
Keywords: gang - grain rations - passing (guard posts)
Provenance: Valley of Kings; excavations Th. Davis; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 14 (description), 30* (transcription), pl. XX (facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 542 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 308 (translation in outline of content other source)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 29 II pr.t sw 10-11 (1, 3); II pr.t sw 13 (4)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 29 Ramesses III (Černý, Kitchen, Helck)
Contents: The gang passes the guard posts because of their grain rations on two consecutive days. A Hr.y-mDAy arrives to provide (?) (arar ) their [ ... ].
Terminology: m mi.t.t (3); hrw pn (1)
Names/Titles: an. (pA Hr.y-mDAy ; ~4#)
Remarks: Provenance: see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 292-321, with figs. 96-97 on p. 300 and 302, showing some of the site designations used by Davis.

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