O. Cairo CG 25716
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 96170; O. Cairo SR 01320
Description: Grey pottery, 11 x 17 cm. Black ink, obverse 6 lines, reverse illegible traces of 5 lines. Correction by scribe in obv. 4. Damaged; beginnings of all lines on obverse lost, only traces of obv. 6, surface of reverse burnt, unknown number of lines lost at bottom.
Classification: letter
Keywords: beer - bread(?) - cattle - house
Provenance: Valley of Kings, workmen's houses between KV 17 (Seti I) and KV 21; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1907-1908; mark: Davis 1907-8. House. theta . 5; see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 307.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 67, 87*, pl. XCI (not CXI) (description; transcription and photograph of obverse); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 154 (transcription of obverse)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: Dyn. 19 or Dyn. 20 (Černý); Ramesses IV (Kitchen)
Contents: Obscure message concerning, inter alia, amounts of beer and bread(?), the addressee's house, and someone's wife.
Terminology: ir n (between obv. 3 and 4?); ky Dd n NN (obv. 2)
Names/Titles: PA-iH-kAmn (obv. 5); PA-gf (obv. 2); Pn-Mn-nfr (obv. 5); Imn-nxt (obv. 1); 6y (f.; obv. 4?) Incomplete: [...] nDm [...] (6)
Remarks: -

Record last updated 2005-01-25

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