O. Cairo CG 25588
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96132; O. Cairo SR 01279; O. Cairo prov. no. 14/12/21/8
  
Description: Limestone, 30 x 15.5 cms. Slightly damaged. Two sides. Obverse: 18 lines in black ink, very pale and at times indecipherable; reverse: remains of 2 lines, perpendicular to the writing on obverse.
Classification: account : payment - term
Keywords: copper - firewood - fish - goat - grain - granary - honey - hut - metalwork - oil - oipe (utensil) - payment - sandals - stone utensils (?) - term - textile - vessel - idn - xA
Provenance: Valley of Kings; excavations Th. Davis; see Remarks
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 31 (description, transcription of reverse), 54* (transcription of obverse), pl. XLVI (facsimile of obverse); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 126-127 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 382 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 2 (obv. 1); II pr.t (obv. 2); II Smw (obv. ~2#)
Dates attributed: D yn. 20 (Černý) ; year 2 Ramesses IV (Kitchen, Helck)
Contents: List of quantities of emmer sold (rdi r bnr ) by an anonymous person to various persons to pay for commodities.
Terminology: wHm (obv. 4); nfr.y.t r (obv. 2); r rdit rx=tw (in r rdi.t rx=tw bty nb i.di=i r bnr r SAa m Abd Y nfr.y.t r Abd Y ; obv. 1-2)
Names/Titles: Imn-ms (obv. ~7#); Imn-ms (mDAy ; obv. ~13#); Imn-hr (obv. 4); Imn-xa (obv. ~9#, 17); aHA-aA (obv. 16); PA-sd (written PAy-sd ; obv. 6, 6); Pn-pA-iw (obv. 10 (or Pn-pA-mr )); Pn-6A-wr.t (obv. 10); PtH-Sd (obv. 9); MnTw-ms (obv. 5); Nb-smn sA PA-2r (obv. 3); 1r sA MnTw-ms (obv. 8); 4bk-ms (obv. 7);
Remarks: The num. provisoire is corrected on Černý, Ostraca Caire , 131; Provenance: see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 292-321, with figs. 96-97 on p. 300 and 302, showing some of the site designations used by Davis.

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