O. Cairo CG 25675
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96018; O. Cairo SR 01148
  
Description: Red pottery, 6.5 x 10 cm. Inscribed on two sides, black ink, obverse 5 lines, reverse traces of 1 line. Damaged; ends of obv. 1-5 lost, writing on obverse considerably effaced, reverse illegible.
Classification: letter - memorandum
Keywords: illness - storehouse
Provenance: Deir el-Medina; clearing of temple by Baraize 1912.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 57, 76*, pl. LXXIII (description, transcription and facsimile of obverse)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 or Dyn. 20 (Černý)
Contents: Fragmentary text about various matters pertaining to 1Ay and 1y-nfr including, among other things, a storehouse (wDA ) and illness (Sn.w ).
Terminology: m bAH tAy [...] (obv. ~5#); sxA.w n NN n [...] (obv. 1; see Remarks)
Names/Titles: an. (wa.w ; obv. 2); an. (pAy=f Hr.y ; obv. 4); 1Ay (obv. 1); 1y-nfr (obv. 3) Incomplete: [...] m (obv. [1]-2)
Remarks: Terminology: M.E. Fitzpatrick, 4xA or 2rw ?, Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 69 (1983), 164 (note 3), proposes to read xrw n instead of sxA n (obv. 1), but cf. McDowell, Jurisdiction , 17, note 28.

Record last updated 2005-01-25


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