O. Cairo CG 25553
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 95623; O. Cairo SR 00495
  
Description: Limestone, 15.5 x 19 cms. Complete. Two sides. Obverse: 8 lines; reverse: 3 lines. Black ink.
Classification: account - note - protocol : event - oath
Keywords: bread - basketry - cakes - fruit - milk - Necropolis - oath - payment - vegetables - mk - onb.t
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Carter excavations 1902; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 293.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 20-21 (description), 42* (transcription), pl. XXVI (photograph); Allam, Hieratische Ostraka und Papyri , 57-58, no. 28 (translation, commentary); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions V, 454 (transcription); Malinine, BIFAO 46 (1947), 115-118 (transcription, translation, commentary); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 228 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 12 IV pr.t (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 20, year 12 Ramesses III ( Allam, Černý, Kitchen, Helck )dyn.. 20 ( Malinine )
Contents: Imn-m-In.t and the workman 3nmw-ms appear before the onb.t . 3nmw-ms is in the wrong and has to swear an oath about the payment for certain commodities.
Terminology: anx n nb anx wDA snb (obv. 4); m bAH NN (obv. 2-3); r Dd (obv. 4-5); hrw pn (obv. 1); hrw spr ir.n NN (obv. 1); dmD (obv. 8)
Names/Titles: Imn-m-In.t (obv. 1); PA-sr (sS ; obv. 3); Nxw-m-Mw.t (aA n is.t ; obv. 3); 1Ay (aA n is.t ; obv. 2-3); 2a-m-Ip.t (AT.w ; obv. 6); 3nmw-ms (rmT-is.t ; 2, 4)
Remarks: Allam read 'day 1', but see Černý, Ostraca hieratiques, p. 132, showing that one should read pr.t hrw pn spr ... without the day date.

Record last updated 2010-09-01


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