O. Cairo CG 25671
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96053; O. Cairo SR 1184; O. Cairo Carnarvon 176
Description: Limestone, 28 x 40 cm, 4 fragments. Inscribed on one side, black ink, 3 lines: lines 1 and 2 hieroglyphic, line 3 hieratic; one separate sign over line 1. Complete (ends of lines 2 and 3 effaced or flaked off?).
Classification: note : event
Keywords: appointment - Necropolis
Provenance: Valley of Kings, valley between KV 7 (Ramesses II) and KV 9 (Ramesses VI); Carnarvon/Carter excavations 1917-1918; mark: 176; "prob. dates the level of the huts of this part of the valley"; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 325.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 55 and 56, 75*, pl. LXX (description, transcription, photograph); Helck, Die datierten und datierbaren Ostraka , 52 (translation); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions III, 636 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: rnp.t-sp 5 III Ax.t sw 10 nswt-bity Wsr-MAa.t-Ra 4tp.n-Ra anx wDA snb sA Ra Ra-ms-sw Mry- [...] (3)
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19, year 5 Ramesses II (Černý, Helck, Kitchen)
Contents: Name and titles of the scribe Ra-ms , who was attached to the "house" ( pr ) of Thutmos e IV according to lines 1 and 2, and appointed scribe of the Necropolis in year 5 of Ramesses II according to line 3. See Remarks.
Terminology: wHm (3)
Names/Titles: Wsr-mAa.t-Ra 4tp.n-Ra anx wDA snb sA Ra Ra-ms-sw Mry-Imn (king; ~3#); Ra-ms (sS n pr Mn-xpr.w-Ra 9Hwty-ms 2a-xa.w ; 1, 2; sS m 4.t MAa.t ; 3)
Remarks: Contents: for the scribe Ra-ms , see Černý, Community of Workmen , 317-327.

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