O. Cairo CG 25674
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96027; O. Cairo SR 01157
  
Description: Red pottery dish fragment, 7 x 10.5 cm, 2 fragments. Inscribed on two sides, black ink, obverse (concave) 5 lines, reverse (convex) 1 line, top obverse = bottom reverse. Damaged; beginnings of obv. 1-5 and rev. lost, ends of obv. 1-5 lost; text considerably effaced.
Classification: letter
Keywords: commissioning - divine manifestation - oath(?)
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; clearing of temple by Baraize 1912.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 56, 75* and 76*, pl. LXXIII (description, transcription, facsimile); Borghouts, in: Gleanings from Deir el-Medina , 24 (translation, commentary); Karl, SAK 28 (2000), 137 ff. (transliteration, translation and commentary of obv. 1-4)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 or Dyn. 20 (Černý)
Contents: Communication dealing with, among other things, the manifestations (bA.w ) of two deities (Nemty and Thoeris?) as reported to the sender by a woman.
Terminology: r nty (obv. 2)
Names/Titles: an. (tA rx.t ; f.; obv. 2 - see Remarks); PA-it (obv. 3? see Remarks); Nmty (deity; obv. 1 - see Remarks); 6A-wr.t (deity; obv. 4) Incomplete: [...] .t (f.; obv. 1)
Remarks: Names, Titles: For PA-it (?) see Borghouts, in: Gleanings from Deir el-Medina , 58, n. 113. For Nmty (obv. 1) see E. Graefe, Studien zu den Goettern und Kulten im 12. und 10. oberaegyptischen Gau (insbesondere der Spaet- und Griechisch-roemischen Zeit) , Freiburg 1980, 14 and 15 with note 51; Borghouts, in: Gleanings from Deir el-Medina , 24 and 57 with note 111. For tA rx.t (obv. 2) see ibid., 24.

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