O. Cairo CG 25644
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96041; O. Cairo SR 01172
  
Description: Limestone, 13 x 15 cms. Complete. Two sides. Obverse: 9 lines; reverse: 6 lines. Owing to water damage the background is grimy and the writing indistinct. Black ink. Top obverse = bottom reverse.
Classification: letter
Keywords: basketry - feast - grain - house - mat - Necropolis - servant - Valley (?) - vegetables
Provenance: Valley of Kings; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1905-1906; mark: Ep (80 metres northeast of KV 29) and (in pencil) Zam (as Z ? east of KV 13 ?); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 298.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 47 (description), 68* (transcription), pl. LXIII (facsimile); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions IV, 330-331 (transcription); Wente, Letters , 143-144, no. 190 (translation)
Dates mentioned: III Smw sw 23 (rev. 2)
Dates attributed: D yn. 20 (Černý) ; dyn. 19, Seti II (Kitchen)
Contents: Letter about domestic affairs, viz. the sending of grain and basketry.
Terminology: r nty (obv. 9) Incomplete: [...] NN [...] NN r nty (obv. 1-2)
Names/Titles: an. (nA Hm.w.t ; obv. 7; spelled without .t ); Imn (deity); in Hb Imn ; obv. 4); PtH-Sd (obv. ~2#); PtH-Sd (rmT-is.t ; rev. 4); Nfr-Htp (obv. ~1#); 2nsw-m-Hb (mDAy ; rev. 1-2); PA-In.t (feast; obv. 4; or: the Valley (?))
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2007-09-17


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