O. Cairo CG 25744
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 50247; O. Cairo SR 01348
  
Description: Limestone, 24 x 15 cm. Black ink, one side, 13 lines, considerably effaced. Damaged; ends of lines 2, 3 and 11-13 lost.
Classification: letter
Keywords: gang - message
Provenance: Valley of Kings, Davis/Carter excavations 1902; marks: 7 (circled; ink); BM 1902 (pencil); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 293.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 75, 90*, pl. XCII (description, transcription, photograph); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 847 and 848 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: end Dyn. 20 (Černý); Ramesses XI (Kitchen)
Contents: Beginning of a (model?) letter by the scribe Bw-th-Imn to 1r.y-1r ; epistolary formulae only.
Terminology: NN n NN (~1-6#); hAb pw r rdi.t rx pAy=n nb (~6-7#); swDA ib n nb=n m anx wDA snb (~6#); ky swDA ib n pAy=n nb r nty (~7#-8)
Names/Titles: Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; 8); an. (aAy n is.t ; 5); an. (rmT-is.t pA 2r ; 6 - written rmT-is.t pr 2r ); Bw-th-Imn (sS ; 5); PA-Ra m tA p.t (deity; 10); Mw.t (deity; f.; ~8#); nTr.w nb.w WAs.t (deity; ~9#); 1r.y-1r (TAy-xwy Hr wnmy-nswt sS-nswt im.y-r Niw.t TAty im.y-r mSa Hm-nTr tp.y n Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w sA-nswt n KS im.y-r xAs.w.t rsy.w.t im.y-r Snw.t.y n Snw.t.y n Pr-aA anx wDA snb HA.t.y nty HA.t nA mSa n Km.t Dr.w ; ~1-5#); 2nsw (deity; 9)
Remarks: Cf. O. Cairo CG 25745. The handwriting of that text and the present one cannot be the same (cf. Černý, Community of Workmen , 371); see Egberts, GM 160 (1997), 23-25.

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