O. Cairo CG 25598
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 50351; O. Cairo SR 01246; O. Cairo prov. no. 29/12/21/13
  
Description: Limestone, 12 x 12 cms. Damaged. Two sides; obverse: 9 lines; 3 short lines to the left of l. 7-9 as well as one short line to the right of and perpendicular to l. 1-3; reverse: two texts of which A (4 lines) is upside down in relation to B (6 lines). Black ink. The text on obverse is effaced in the middle. The reverse, of very uneven surface shows some damage in almost every line. Top obverse = top reverse (reverse text A having been written before B).
Classification: account : delivery - payment
Keywords: accession (?) - feast - fish (?) - house - payment - vegetables
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1907-1908; mark: House HO.13 (workmen's houses between KV 17 Seti I and KV 21); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 307.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 34 (description), 57* (transcription), pl. L (facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 365-366 (transcription); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 430, 431, 440 (translation)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 4 II Smw (obv. 1); rnp.t-sp 3 III Ax.t (rev. A 2-3); rnp.t-sp 1 (rev. A 3)
Dates attributed: D yn. 20 (Černý) ; year 3 Ramesses V, year 4 Ramesses V to year 1 Ramesses VI (Kitchen, Helck)
Contents: Deliveries to a woman 1nw.t-nfr.t by several men; mention of Festival of the Valley (Pn-In.t ), or month name.
Terminology: iny.t n=s m Dr.t NN (obv. 2); wHm (rev. A 3, B ~5# (?)); wHm m Dr.t=f (obv. 8); m Dr.t NN (obv. 4, 5, 5, ~6#, 7, 8, rev. B 1, 2, 3, 4, 6); r DbA ... (rev. 2); didy.t=f r DbA (to left obv. 8-9); dmD (obv. 6, rev. B 5)
Names/Titles: an. (nA wHa.w ; rev. B 6); an. (pA Sms.w n NN ; rev. B 1); Iw=f-r-ix (obv. 9, rev. B 6); Imn-ms sA Imn-m-Ip.t (obv. 7); PA-ib (rev. B 3); PA-sA-it (obv. ~8#); Pn-pA-iw (rev. B 1 (or Pn-pA-mr )); Pn-6A-wr.t (obv. ~5#); Pn-6A-wrt (in-mw ; obv. 2); PtH-ms (rev. B 2); nswt-bity Nb-mAa.t-Ra ( king ; rev. A ~4#); Nfr.t-ir.y (f. ; mw.t-nswt ; rev. B 3; written Nfr-ii ); 1nw.t-nfr.t (f.; obv. to right of l. 1-3); 1r sA 1y-nfr (obv. 7); 2r.y (in-mw ; obv. 4); 2r.y sA PA-mr[...] (in-mw ; rev. B 4-5); 5d-sw-2nsw (obv. 5-~6#); Incomplete: PA-[ ... ] (obv. 6); PA-mr-[ ... ] (rev. B 5); 4xpr[.n-Ra] (king; rev. A 3)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2005-06-03


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