O. Cairo CG 25565
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96092; O. Cairo SR 01235; O. Cairo Černý prov. 151
Description: Limestone, 9.5 x 12.0 cms. Damaged. One side, with 4 lines in black ink. The endings of l. 2-4 are lost as well as several signs and groups because of chips having come off the ostracon.
Classification: journal : event
Keywords: arrival - Necropolis - reward - snT
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Jones excavations 1908-1909; mark: House J.2 (in front of Horemheb KV 57?); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 309.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 24 (description), 47* (transcription), pl. XXXII (facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 142-143 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 394, 395 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 5 III Ax.t sw 21 (~1#); IV Ax.t sw 7 (~3#)
Dates attributed: D yn. 20 (Černý) ; Ramesses IV (Kitchen) ; year 5 Ramesses IV (Helck)
Contents: Arrival of a butler of the king to give reward to the crew; about a fortnight later the vizier Nfr-rnp.t arrives to lay out the plan of the king's tomb.
Terminology: ii in NN (~1#, ~3#);
Names/Titles: Nfr-rnp.t (im.y-r Niw.t TAty ; ~3#); 4tX-Hr-wnmy=f (wbA-nswt ; ~2#; 4tX written 4ti )
Remarks: Read snT instead of snn (4)?

Record last updated 2005-06-03

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