O. Cairo CG 25559
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 50348; O. Cairo SR 00496
  
Description: Limestone, 12.5 x 16 cms. Complete. Two sides. Obverse: 5 lines in red ink; reverse, 1 rather effaced line in red ink. The beginnings of obverse 2, 3 and 5 are slightly affected.
Classification: note : event
Keywords: curd - gang - procession - reward - storehouse - Valley
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1907-1908; mark: House lambda 5 (workmen's houses between KV 17 Seti I and KV 21); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 307.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 22 (description), 44*-45* (transcription), pl. XXIX and XXXI (photograph of obverse and facsimile of reverse); Černý, ASAE 27 (1927), 205-207 (transcription, commentary); Daressy, ASAE 27 (1927), 178-179 (transcription); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 104 (transcription); McDowell, Village Life in Ancient Egypt , 96 no. 66 (translation); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 421 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 1 III pr.t sw 21 (obv. 1)
Dates attributed: D yn. 20 (Černý) ; Ramesses IV (Kitchen) ; year 1 Ramesses V, or year 1 Ramesses VI? (Helck)
Contents: The god Imn-Htp comes to the Valley of Kings while the gang runs before him. A storehouse is festively opened. The gang receives rewards / extra rations.
Terminology: hrw pn (obv. 1)
Names/Titles: Imn-Htp (nswt ; deity; obv. 1); It-nfr (sS ; obv. 5) Incomplete: sA 1r [...] (rev.)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2007-10-30


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