O. Cairo CG 25745
Other nos.: O. Cairo JE 50346; O. Cairo SR 00540
Description: Limestone, 64 x 24 cm. Black ink, one side, 10 lines. Complete.
Classification: letter
Keywords: -
Provenance: Valley of Kings, near KV 55; Davis/Ayrton excavations 1906-1907; marks: NEF. 1 (ink); Nef. I (pencil); see Reeves, Valley of the Kings , 306.
Publication: Černý, Ostraca Caire , 75 and 76, 90*, pl. XCII (description, transcription, photograph); Daressy, ASAE 17 (1917), 29 and 30 (transcription lines 1-7, translation lines 1-6); Kitchen, Ramesside Inscriptions VI, 849 (transcription)
Dates mentioned: -
Dates attributed: end Dyn. 20 (Černý); Ramesses XI (Kitchen)
Contents: Beginning of a (model?) letter to PAy-anx by an unknown writer; epistolary formulae only.
Terminology: swDA ib n nb=n m anx wDA snb m Hs.w.t (6-7)
Names/Titles: Imn-Ra-nswt-nTr.w (deity; 7); Imn-Ra-1r-Ax.t.y (deity; 7-8); Itmw (deity; 9); PA-5w (deity; 8-9); PA-anx (TAy-xwy Hr wnmy n nswt sS-nswt im.y-r Niw.t TAty im.y-r mSa 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 ; 1-6 - written PAy-anx )
Remarks: Cf. O. Cairo CG 25744; see Remarks there. The writer of the present letter was the necropolis scribe 9Hwty-ms according to Egberts, GM 160 (1997), 23-25.

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