O. Cairo CG 25531
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96077; O. Cairo SR 01214
  
Description: Limestone, 8.5 x 9 cms. Damaged. One side, with 7 lines in black ink. 'Reverse' shows some indecipherable traces. The ostracon is damaged on all sides causing loss of writing. Correction by the scribe in l. 2.
Classification: account - journal : absence - delivery - event - name
Keywords: birth (?) - grain - message
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1905-1906; mark: G.8; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 298.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 14 (description), 30* (transcription), pl. XX (facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 437 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 401 (outline of content)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 6 III Ax.t sw 4 (3; reading of yeardate doubtful)
Dates attributed: F irst half dyn. 20 (Černý) ; year 6 Ramesses III ( Kitchen, Helck )
Contents: Necropolis journal mentioning absence of workmen, a letter, the producing of grain (?) a birth (?) and a delivery.
Terminology: m mi.t.t (3); n (neg.; 2, 2; both written m n (?) in iw NN m n ?); Ssp (obv. 5 in damaged context iw=w Ssp [ ... ] )
Names/Titles: Ii-r-niw.t=f (4); Imn-nxt (6); Ra-mry (2); RSw-ptr=f (~6#); 1r (~6#)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2005-06-03


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