O. Cairo CG 25538
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96052; O. Cairo SR 01183
  
Description: Limestone, 15 x 11 cms. Complete. One side with 6 lines in very faded black ink in upper half of ostracon. Correction by the scribe in l. 4; see Remarks.
Classification: journal : event
Keywords: arrival - construction site - departure - procession - tomb (royal) ? - Valley of Kings
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1905-1906; mark: X.64 (northeast of KV 13 at base of cliffs); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 299.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 16 (description), 34* (transcription), pl. XXIII (photograph); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 315 (transcription); Wimmer, Hieratische Palaeographie 1, 58 (transcription; but see Wimmer, Hieratische Palaeographie 1, 22)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 6 II Smw sw 16 (1); II Smw sw 25 (3)
Dates attributed: E nd dyn. 19 (cerny) ; year 6 Seti II (Kitchen, Wimmer)
Contents: Visit by the vizier PA-Ra-m-Hb , procession of Imn to Thebes, progress of work in tomb (in cubits).
Terminology: ii ir.n NN (1-2, in hrw n ii ir.n NN ); iw TAty Hr xd (4); hrw n (3)
Names/Titles: an. (TAty ; 4); Imn (deity; 3); PA-Ra-m-Hb (im.y-r Niw.t TAty ; 2); Niw.t (geo.; 3); 4x.t (geo.; 2 )
Remarks: Description: this is not the same ostracon as the ostracon incorrectly (?) called O. Cairo CG 255538 by E. Roik, GM 166 (1998), 69 and 74 pl. 1. For the scribe of this text, see Donker van Heel, Haring, Writing in a Workmen's Village , 53-64.

Record last updated 2005-06-03


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